Coast Guard adds Young Brother’s Jay Ana to Board of Trustees
February 15, 2023
Twelve new trustees have joined the board of the Coast Guard Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to strengthening the U.S. Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families. The additions bring the total number of active trustees and directors to 80.
Jeremiah “Jay” Ana, Charles “Skip” Bowen, Christopher Chandor, Naresh Copeland, Steven Jowett, Christian Lee, Michael MacDonald, Augustine Rietsema, Luis Romero, Tim van Oppen, retired Navy Rear Adm. Jesse Wilson Jr. and Graciela Yokana will each serve three-year terms. The board is led by Chairman Thomas Allegretti.
The Coast Guard Foundation is governed by a voluntary board of trustees and directors whose members contribute their time and energy to the foundation. The board also promotes the foundation’s mission of support to the Coast Guard.
“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome our latest inductions into our board of trustees and directors,” said Susan Ludwig, president, Coast Guard Foundation. “These accomplished individuals have established a lifetime of dedication to the Coast Guard and we are confident that their experience of public service will benefit the foundation in our mission to support the Coast Guard community.”
The new trustees:
• Jeremiah “Jay” Ana is president of Young Brothers, Hawaii’s leading inter-island freight handling and transportation company. Ana was born and raised in Mililani, Oahu, and is a graduate of the Shidler College of Business from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. In addition to more than 13 years of public accounting, Ana’s experience spans private industry finance, human resources, sales, and operations management.
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