Rory Enright – President
Rory is a highly engaged and active member of the local North Shore community. In addition to serving as president of the Kauai North Shore Community Foundation, Rory currently serves as the general manager for the Princeville Community Association (PHCA) and is an active leader of the Princeville Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Mary Paterson – Vice President
Originally from Henley-on-Thames, England, Mary has made the North Shore of Kauai her home for over 30 years. Her first job here was with Princeville Corporation becoming the Promotions Manager in the marketing department. After Hurricane Iniki blew away that job, she started her own business, Custom Care Company, working with VIP clients to coordinate their property and concierge needs. Now retired, she keeps busy volunteering and staying healthy. Mary is a founding member of the Foundation, and is active on the board and the education and finance committees. She leads the educational enrichment program team helping North Shore youth succeed in their schoolwork. Whenever possible, she and her longtime partner, Jonathan, continue feeding their passion for travel..
Teresa Young, C.P.A. – Treasurer
Teresa has owned a home on Kauai since 2003 and moved here permanently in 2011. Prior to her retirement, she was a Tax Partner at Deloitte, specializing in serving foundations and other tax-exempt organizations. In addition to serving on the Foundation board, she currently serves on the audit and finance committee of the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust (HILT) and on the audit and finance committee for the UCSD Foundation. Teresa is also a trustee emeritus of the UCSD Foundation, and has served on the boards of numerous public charities including San Diego Foundation, UCSD Foundation, UCSD Alumni Association, and Planned Parenthood San Diego. Teresa is a licensed C.P.A.
Nance Overton – Secretary
Nance and her husband, Al, have lived on Kauai for over 15 years and are active members of the community. Nance has a teaching and technical writing background, and is currently Vice President of Growing our Own Teachers on Kauai. She has served as Secretary on the board of her hula halau, Papa Laua`e o Makana. Previously on the mainland, Nance created a company employee mentoring program. She also served as the Director of Education for the Sacramento Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication, and created its annual technical writing competition for high school students.
Maylette is an active volunteer on Kaua’i. She is the co-director of Ohana Fit Fest, an annual obstacle race hosted by the Kaua’i North Shore Community Foundation. Maylette is also a leader of the Princeville Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and has volunteered at various nonprofits through the years. Maylette has over 30 years of experience in marketing and operations management. She moved from San Diego where she was an executive for one of San Diego’s largest casino resorts and served on the board for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Her family’s organization, Heart & Hammer, performs humanitarian and medical missions in the Philippines.
Bristol was born in Alaska and moved to Kauai when she was one. She graduated from college on Oahu with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science. Bristol is excited to be on the Foundation board, to actively support this community today and help to enhance life on the north shore that will be a part of her son’s future. Bristol is currently the full-time mom to Jax and property manager for numerous North Shore estates.
Lorri has been a property owner on Kauai since 1984 and a full-time resident of the North Shore since 1992. Originally from Louisiana, Lorri was a law clerk to the Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court and served as Dean of Admissions of Tulane Law School, prior to engaging in a full time law practice. She served on the board of the Women’s Health Foundation in Louisiana, and was named as one of the “Outstanding Young Women of America”. Lorri was actively involved as a board member for the Hanalei and Kula PTSA for many years and a volunteer for the Red Cross swimming program.
A permanent resident of Kauai, Ken is a passionate advocate for physical and fiscal fitness. He has taught fitness classes for over 30 years, is a former 6-time U.S., National, and World Aerobic Champion, and owned a health and fitness club in San Diego. Ken has an MBA in Marketing, Finance and Entrepreneurship from Arizona State University and a BA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. For almost 30 years, Ken has worked for a non-profit economic development lending company, with a nationwide mission to increase access to capital for owner-user commercial real estate and business loans. Ken currently serves on the board of the non-profit organizations Anaina Hou Community Park and the Kaua’i North Shore Business Council.
Born in South Africa, Dylan Thomas is a business owner, world traveler, active waterman and dedicated community volunteer. In 2002, Dylan embarked on a 40,000-mile, 5-year sail with another couple, through the South Pacific and some of the most remote countries in the world. This journey inspired the creation of the Hanalei-based Havaiki Oceanic and Tribal Art which features treasures collected from throughout Hawaii and Oceania.
Dylan has lived on the North Shore for over 11 years. He also owns Surfski Kauai, which provides surf ski paddling lessons, and is a project manager for Kauai Eco Design, which focuses on community engineering to provide ecologically sensitive design solutions. Dylan began his community volunteerism as a child, beginning with Lifesaving South Africa when he was just 8 years old. He has volunteered for many organizations at the local, state and national levels, and previously served on the board of Kauai Hoe Waa. His motto is “Quality of life for residents and quality of experience for visitors.”