OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor appoints health care executive as DHRD deputy director

Posted on Apr 5, 2019 in Latest News, Press Releases

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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has appointed Andrew Garrett as deputy director of the state Department of Human Resources Development. Garrett has served as associate vice president of post-acute care and operations at the Healthcare Association of Hawai‘i since 2015.

Previously, he was acting president/CEO at the Hawai‘i Institute for Public Affairs, where he also served as a project director. Garrett was also vice president of community building at Communications Pacific.

A graduate of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Garrett has a Master of Public Administration (MPA).

He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Hawai‘i Pacific Gerontological Society, Malama Mānoa, and the Mānoa Girls Athletic Club – where he’s also head coach for softball and volleyball. Garrett also chairs the Chamber of Commerce of Hawai‘i’s Public Health Fund Committee.

Garrett’s appointment is not subject to Senate confirmation.

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