Board of Directors

Board Officers / Members


Dara Fukuhara – Board Chair/Secretary

Photo of Dara Fukuhara Dara Fukuhara’s background in print journalism and public relations has provided her with unique skill set and knowledge to help non profit organizations, such as Hawaii Fi-Do Service Dogs, with marketing and strategic counsel. Considered a disability advocate, Dara was diagnosed with a form of hereditary neuropathy, characterized by severe muscular weakness. View full bio




Zora “Zodie” Shove – Vice Chair


Photo of Zodie ShoveZora “Zodie” Shove, was born in West Point, NY to a Native Hawaiian mother and a Native American father.  She “returned” to Hawaii 35 years ago and is currently enjoying her retirement years, continuing to serve her family and community. View full bio






Todd A. Rohm – Treasurer

Photo of Todd RohmTodd Rohm has called Hawaii home since 1983.  As a person with a disability, he is passionate about disability rights and with the help of his service dog, he takes every opportunity to educate the public and share about his personal experiences.  Until his back injury, Todd was an avid cyclist and scuba enthusiast.  He has competed in cross-country mountain bike races and attained a Dive Master Certification.  View full bio






Teresa Bryant – Director

Photo of Teresa Bryant Teresa Bryant moved to Hawaii in 2004. Teresa is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. She got her degree through Kapiolani Community College. She works in the following Occupational Therapy settings; Children with special needs, and Acute Hospital Rehabitalitaion. View full bio





Scott C. Suzuki – Director

Photo of Scott SuzukiScott C. Suzuki graduated in the top tier of his class from the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii in 2004. Simultaneously, Scott graduated with a 4.0 grade point average from the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii with a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree in gerontology. Scott has been in private practice since his graduation.  View full bio




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