Board of Directors
Michael E. Kim, M.D., President
Dr. Kim is a Board Certified OBGYN since 1997 and is currently on staff at Kaiser Permanente since 1998. He has had his own private practice and has served as the Chief of Staff at Maui Memorial Medical Center in 1991. Dr. Kim has been on the MFSS Board of Directors since 1988.
Wade Robson, Vice President
Wade spent 25 years of his life in the entertainment business in Los Angeles. Three years ago Wade and his family moved to Maui and he is now extremely dedicated to the Maui community, particularly as a child abuse prevention advocate, motivated by the fact that he is a survivor of child abuse himself. He runs a support group for Adult Survivors of Child Abuse and is a sought after documentary filmmaker for people and organizations with altruistic causes. Wade has been on the MFSS Board of Directors since 2014 and serves as the Vice President.
James Geiger, Esq., Secretary
Jim is a partner with Mancini, Welch & Geiger since 2002 practicing in the areas of commercial litigation, general business advice, and land use matters. Jim is the current MFSS Board Secretary and has been on the Board since 1989.
Steve Clark, M.D., Treasurer
Steve is a dedicated pediatrician in private practice on Maui since 1985. Steve has been a
member of the Active Medical Staff at Maui Memorial Medical Center, and served on numerous hospital committees. He has also had the privilege of serving as chairperson for our Department of Pediatrics for the term 1991-1992. Steve currently serves as the Treasurer and has been on the MFSS Board of Directors since 1995.
Mike has served on the Maui County Council since 2006 and is currently serving his final term. He is the Chair of the Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee and Vice Chair of the Water Resources Committee and Land Use Committee. He is also a member of the Budget and Finance Committee; Committee of the Whole; Housing, Human Services and Transportation Committee; Economic Development, Energy, Agriculture and Recreation Committee; and Planning Committee. Mike has served on the MFSS Board of Directors since 2014.
Giulie Swenson, Psy.D.
Giulie is a Clinical Psychologist at the Maui Memorial Medical Center. She has over 10 years of diverse Clinical Psychology experiences including being a Mental Health Specialist for the Early Head Start program of MFSS from 2010 to 2014. She joined the MFSS Board in October 2015.
Executive Leadership Team
Chief Executive Officer
Edeluisa Baguio-Larena holds a Masters of International and Intercultural Management and a Bachelor’s in Social Work. She has been the MFSS Director of Early Childhood Education Services since 2008 and became Interim CEO of MFSS in 2014 and confirmed as CEO in March 2015. She reports to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission, strategic plan and financial objectives.
Chief Operating Officer
Daphne Ladia has been with MFSS for 15 years. She holds Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services Management. She oversees all operations of the agency as well as being responsible for data collection, data analysis and reporting, as well as performance and quality improvement. She is also the Project Director for our Quality Care of Hawaiian Keiki program.
Chief Financial Officer
Donna Vickers holds a Master’s in Business Administration with a specialization in public/ nonprofit finance. Her undergraduate degree is a bachelor’s in Accounting with a specialization in computer data processing. She holds multiple licenses and certifications in accounting and auditing including but not limited to a CNA. She has over 30 years of experience in the accounting field with over 20 years within the nonprofit/government field.
Director of Resource and Program Development
Vicki Draeger has a Ph. D. in Curriculum and Instruction, is a former Head of School of Montessori of Maui, and worked for 13 years as Head of Early Childhood Education for Keiki O Ka Aina Family Learning Centers before joining MFSS in 2013. Her responsibilities include creating and overseeing the implementation of a strategic approach to fundraising which may include major gifts, corporate donations, grant writing, and in-kind resources as well as support to programs through training and consultation.
Director of Program Services
Raenelle Coloma has a Master of Education and 10 years’ experience with MFSS. She is responsible for the operational success of MFSS programs ensuring seamless team management and development, program delivery, as well as quality control and evaluation.
Director of Early Childhood Education
Ave Diaz holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Relations in Organizations with an emphasis on Children, Youth and Families. She has been with MFSS for 15 years, serving in multiple capacities. She has been a Home-Based Supervisor for Early Head Start since 2008 and became MFSS Director of Early Childhood Education Services in 2015. Her responsibilities include oversight, direction, and supervision for all early childhood programs of the agency.
Zina Andrade has been with MFSS for 24 years. She supports the Executive Leadership Team in the oversight of all operations of the agency as well as facility maintenance and is responsible for office related functions, general clerical support, coordinates Administrative Support for the Chief Executive Officer, helps with Orientation of all new employees, and coordinates Board of Director’s meetings.