Board of Directors
Michael Kim, M.D., President
Dr. Kim is a Board Certified OBGYN since 1997 and is currently on staff at Kaiser Permanente since 1998. He had his own private practice and 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.
Guilie Swenson, Py.D., Vice President
Giulie is a Clinical Psychologist at the Maui Memorial Medical Center. She has over 10 years of diverse Clinical Psychology experiences including being the Mental Health Specialist for the Early Head Start program of MFSS from 2010 to 2014. She joined the MFSS Board in October 2015.
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.
Arliza Borja Losano
Arliza is the Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager of the Kahului Branch of Bank of Hawaii. She has been with Bank of Hawaii for over ten years. A graduate of Baldwin High School, she married her high school sweet heart and they are parents to four children. In addition to her role at Bank of Hawaii and full time mom, she is also a student of Chaminade University. Arliza joined the MFSS Board in April 2017.
Vickie brings over 25 years of experience in Early Childhood Education. She is the owner/director/lead teacher of Kula Playschool and has experience in a variety of educational settings.. Vickie holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
Joycelyn has been a long time supporter and community partner of MFSS. She has been employed by the ILWU since 1988. She is a wife, the mother of two adult sons and has five grandchildren. Joycelyn brings her extensive knowledge and experience of working and serving in the Maui County
community as a board member.
Desiree Guillen is the manager at Wailuku Subway. She has been there for 8 years. She has 4 children, 3 of which have graduated from the MFSS Early Head Start Kupukupu Child Development Center. She joined the Board in
November 2019. She is also serving as the Board– EHS Policy Council Liaison.
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.
Program Director, Quality Care for Hawaiian Keiki
Daphne Ladia has been with MFSS for 17 years. She holds Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services Management. She the Project Director for the Federally funded Quality Care of Hawaiian Keiki program.
Zina Andrade has been with MFSS for 25 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.