The Big Island Road Runners newly elected board met and elected officers for 2012: President: Steve Pavao, MHRD, Vice President: Norbert Furumo, Ph.D., Treasurer: Andrew Langtry, CPA, Secretary: Lee Colliins-Otani Directors: Virginia Alderson and Rick Otani
The Big Island Road Runners recently elected its slate of officers for 2012. The new President is a long time member of the organization and a veteran runner, Steve Pavao. Steve is the Executive Director of the Brantley Center in Honoka’a and was on the board of the BIRR from 2009-201. He was the President in 2010. He has run over 30 marathons including Boston in 2009 and New York in 2011. Norbert Furumo is a UH-Hilo professor in physics and comes from a running family. His wife Kimberly Furumo also a UH professor is an avid runner as are their children. Andrew Langtry is a Certified Public Accountant that is new to running and training for his first marathon. Lee Collins-Otani is a teacher at Waiakea High and is an avid runner and swimmer. She has completed many triathlons to include the Kona Ironman.