BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Amy Feeley-Austin, MS, MPH
Amy Feeley-Austin is the Director of Quality at AlohaCare, Hawaii’s first and only health plan devoted exclusively to Medicaid-eligible residents. She was previously the founding Executive Director of the State of Hawaii’s first accountable care organization, The Queens Health System Medicare ACO. Amy has more than 15 years of experience in public health policy and healthcare and social service operations, and has been deeply involved in the development of healthcare transformation policy in Hawaii and on the East Coast. Amy holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Paralegal Certificate from Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. She holds a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from Bay Path University, and an additional Graduate Degree in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is a staunch advocate for women and children’s health, particularly around issues related to perinatal health equity, and integrated behavioral health. She resides in Hawaii Kai with her husband Matthew; two teenaged sons, River and Connor, and 6 cats.
Michelle Rocca, MSCP, LMHC
Michelle Rocca has been a mental health professional and community advocate since 2005. She has worked in a variety of settings including zero to three, domestic violence advocacy, training, public policy, clinical practice as a sex offender treatment team co-therapist. Most recently she joined Hale Kipa Inc. and oversees programs that support at risk youth. She is a new mom who benefited directly from the support of the Piko Pals Program and joined the board to assist other new moms in accessing the services that HMHB has to offer.
LeighAnn Frattarelli, MD, MPH
Dr. LeighAnn Frattarelli is a board certified obstetrician gynecologist with a strong interest in public health as it pertains to gynecology and reproduction. She specializes in office gynecology and sees routine gynecology patients as well as infertility patients and patients with complicated gynecologic issues. Dr. Frattarelli is an active member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and the North American Menopausal Society. She was also an active member of the Emergency Contraceptive Working Group that was instrumental in passing and implementing the bill allowing pharmacy access to emergency contraception and the Perinatal Depression Network that educated the community and physicians about the realities of postpartum and peripartum depression.
Susan Sohn, MBA
Susan Sohn is a military veteran who served all over the world and deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. A graduate of West Point, she went on to study Development Economics at the University of Hawaii-Manoa as an East-West Center Graduate Fellow. During her time in Hawaii, she served in many volunteer roles in support of the local community. Currently, she is a mother of three children, an entrepreneur with an online retail sales company called Surene Co., and a citizen who is passionate about service to others and the responsibility of giving back.
Zephanii Smith Eisenstat
Zephanii Smith Eisenstat is an internationally recognized advocate for sustainable development, human rights, and social innovation. From her start as one of the youngest board members of the NAACP, Zephanii has gone on to work for California city, county, state, and federal government. Zephanii served in the Office of Management and Administration for the Obama White House in 2016, and has engaged at Democratic National Conventions. She was elected to the United Nations Association of the United States of America National Council where she received the Global Young Achievement Award. She also represented the United States at the World Federation of United Nations Associations and is a leader on the UNA partnerships committee and has collaborated with international NGOs to facilitate advocacy programs at the UN Headquarters in New York, Geneva, and Vienna. She has presented at the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, Harvard, Penn, and conferences around the world. Zephanii is a graduate of the prestigious Emerge California Program, holds an MA in Educational Administration, and a BA in Government. Zephanii currently consults with global campaigns and civic initiatives for intergenerational activism across public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
Yasmin Dar Fasi, a proud graduate of Aiea High School, is a full-time businesswoman and full-time mom of four little tots. The former news anchor graduated with a B.A. in biology and later received her M.A. in communications from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Today she is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of RKT Media, a video production company helping local businesses and nonprofits tell their story through creative videos.
Carolyn is the Executive Director of the Cancer Center of Hawai’i. Prior to joining the Cancer Center of Hawaii, she served as the Compliance Officer and Director of Risk and Compliance at Adventist Health Castle and worked as a litigation attorney in the law office of Cades Schutte, LLP. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and received her law degree from the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai’i. She has professional certifications in the areas of Healthcare Finance, Healthcare Compliance, Privacy, and Risk Management. Carolyn also serves on the Hawaii American College of Healthcare Executives Board.
Dr. Louis Chicoine
Dr. Louis Chicoine is a physician double board certified in neonatal-perinatal and pediatric medicine. As a passionate educator, Dr. Chicoine devoted his entire medical career to academic medicine where he mentored medical students, interns, residents, fellows, neonatal nurses, and advanced practice nurses. As a tenured professor at The Ohio State University, Dr. Chicoine taught clinical didactic courses and collaborated on bench research leading to many publications as well as innovative treatment modalities, including a patent for gene therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. More recently, Dr. Chicoine joined a large team of medical expats in the Middle East, working over a three-year period helping to open and establish a new greenfield women and children’s hospital in the State of Qatar. In that role, he guided the development and implementation of clinical programs for inpatient (neonatal intensive care) and outreach (post-natal) care for women and children. Dr. Chicoine’s career is also notable for serving as medical director in a variety of roles including acute and outpatient care. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is actively licensed in the State of Hawaii.