The Secretariat, headed by the CEO, organizes the annual conference, seminars, and other events and oversees the Council’s day-to-day affairs.
Chief Executive Officer
Aloha! I’m Sharon Nakama, the CEO of PTC. I, along with the entire secretariat staff have the privilege of serving the PTC membership. Feel free to contact me via email or phone +1.808.941.3789, ext. 110.
Hi, I’m Linda Ristow. As PTC’s Controller, I am responsible for the monthly financial reports, annual budget preparation, and overseeing the annual audit, as well as financial projections, cost analyses, and internal controls. Contact me via email or phone me at +1.808.941.3789, ext. 109.
Lead Conference & HR Coordinator
Aloha. I’m Lori Takeuchi. My primary responsibilities include conference operations, personnel and payroll. If you have any questions regarding these areas, please contact me via email or call me at +1.808.941.3789, ext. 111.
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ANAMARCIA LACAYO, PH.D.
Hi, I’m Anamarcia Lacayo. As PTC’s Communications Officer, I am responsible for the organization’s external communications. If you have any questions or if I can be of assistance, please contact me via email.
Aloha, I’m Jamie Wan-Lopaz. I handle the program-related matters of PTC’s annual conference, including the call for papers, the proposal review process, as well as speaker coordination. Please feel free to contact me by email or call +1.808.941.3789, ext. 124.
IT Systems / Network Administrator
Hi, I’m Alisa Lum. My responsibilities include database and network administration, systems analysis, and technical support. You may contact me via email or phone +1.808.941.3789, ext. 128.
Aloha, I’m Jason O’Rourke. I handle the marketing for PTC, coordinating our external advertising efforts as well as advertising opportunities through PTC and the annual conference. If you are interested in more information about PTC’s marketing opportunities, please call me at +1.808.941.3789, ext. 103 or contact me via email.
As PTC’s Membership Coordinator, I am responsible for membership development. If you have any questions relating to membership, please feel free to contact me via email or call me +1.808.941.3789 x130.
Meeting Planner / Conference Coordinator
Aloha, I’m Jacie Matsukawa, PTC’s meeting planner. I oversee the operations and planning of Spectrum Futures. I also manage sponsorship opportunities and assist with the coordination of the featured participants for PTC’s annual conference. Please feel free to contact me via email or phone +1.808.941.3789, ext. 108.
Aloha, I’m Jalina Shrestha. I take care of the recording and posting of payments and receipts, cutting the checks, and reconciling the bank account. Please contact me via email or phone +1.808.941.3789 x125.
Special Projects Coordinator
I am responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of special projects and new initiatives including the PTC ’18 40th Anniversary celebration. Please feel free to contact me via email.
Aloha, I’m Liane Kobayashi, PTC’s Administrative Assistant. My responsibilities include supporting the daily operations of the secretariat and conference preparation. You may contact me via email or call me at +1.808.941.3789 ext. 104.