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John Clark

Sara Bolduc, PhD.

Planner and Evaluator

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Sara Bolduc is experienced in environmental, community, and land use planning, as well as socio-economic research and program/policy evaluation. She earned her Doctorate in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in 2018. While an employee at JMK Associates from 2009 to 2018, she was involved in various planning projects in Hawai‘i, and other Pacific Islands for a range of socio-economic impact studies and program evaluations. She is now President of Sara Bolduc Planning and Evaluation, LLC.


Tom Dinell

Tom Dinell, FAICP

Associate Emeritus Professor of Urban and Regional Planning,
University of Hawai‘i Mānoa, and Planning Consultant (Dinell Associates)

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Mr. Dinell founded the Urban and Regional Planning Department at the University of Hawai`i Mānoa, was its chair for many years, and continues to teach part-time. He has worked on planning studies in many areas including public policy, management, affordable housing, and welfare, and served for 8 years as Diocesan Director of Catholic Charities Hawai‘i. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in political science at Brown University and his Master’s in public administration at the University of Michigan, and was then a National Institute of Public Affairs Fellow at Harvard University. He is an active member of the American Planning Association and the Urban Land Institute, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners (FAICP).


John Itamura

Rusyan J. Mamiit, PhD.

Environmental Economist

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Dr. Mamiit, is a natural resource professional with training and broad experience in conducting economic evaluation and socioeconomic assessment. She has 10 years' collective professional experience in carrying out projects, which involve economic and environmental valuation, cost-benefit analysis, socioeconomic and environmental impact assessment. Her work is characterized by her ability to lead change in complex environments, to work in multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary setting, as well as communication and teamwork skills. Ms. Mamiit has been involved in various socioeconomic projects across Southeast Asia including Sri Lanka. She has worked with John M. Knox & Associates as a consultant for the Hawai`i Coastal Zone Management Program and other projects.