Upon the recommendation of public sector unions, Professor Linda Currivan was appointed by the Governor. Professor Currivan retired in June after 28 years of service at Leeward Community College. In addition to her other duties, Professor Currivan was the Director for Developmental Education in the Division of Language Arts. Professor Currivan was also active in UHPA, having served on the Board of Directors, as a Faculty Representative, the strike coordinator for the LCC campus in 2001, and being active member on the UHPA Negotiating Team leading to the talks to changes in the teaching workload language of the UHPA/BOR Agreement. Professor Currivan will serve a three year term.