Board Members

Rory Enright – President

Rory EnrightRory 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 at Hanalei Community Association (PHCA) and is an active leader of the Princeville Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).

Ken Rosenthal – Vice President

KenRosenthal.revA 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 over 25 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.

Teresa Young, C.P.A. – Treasurer

Teresa YoungTeresa 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.

Maylette Garces

MayletteGarces.revMaylette has over 25 years of experience in marketing and operations management. She was previously a casino manager and the executive director of marketing for one of San Diego’s largest casino resorts. In addition to managing a multi-million dollar marketing budget, Maylette supervised the company’s charitable sponsorships and donations. Maylette served as a board member for the Ronald McDonald House Charities in San Diego, and her family’s organization, Heart & Hammer, performs humanitarian and medical missions in the Philippines.


A Kauai native and a passionate community organizer dedicated to helping others, KipuKai KUALII is the director of operations at the YWCA of Kauai and has nearly thirty years’ experience in government, labor, and non-profit administration. Previously on the Kauai County Council, KipuKai served as Economic Development & Intergovernmental Relations Chair, Housing & Transportation Vice Chair and Budget & Finance Vice Chair. He has also represented Hawaii on the National Association of Counties board.

KipuKai worked with other community leaders, Kauai Community College, and the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) to bring an enterprise center to the Kekaha Hawaiian homestead and a certified kitchen, youth and cultural campground, and solar farm to the Anahola Hawaiian homestead. KipuKai is the president of the Anahola Hawaiian Homes Association, and also currently serves on boards for the Homestead Community Development Corporation, the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, Pride At Work Hawaii, AFL-CIO Kauai Sub-Chapter, Kauai PFLAG Chapter of Hawaii, Lamda Aloha Kauai, the Association of Hawaiians for Homestead Lands, and Hawaiian Community Assets.

Bristol Lantagne

Bristol Lantagne 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.

Lorraine Mull

lorraine_mullLorri 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” in 1980. 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.

Nance Overton

unnamedNance Overton 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 a board member 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.

Mary Paterson

Mary PatersonOriginally from Henley-on-Thames, England, Mary has made the North Shore of Kauai her home for almost 30 years. She is a former Activities Director and Promotions Manager for Princeville Corporation and she now owns Custom Care Company, which specializes in coordinating care and concierge services for North Shore properties. She has been a board member of the Kauai Humane Society, Treasurer of a small non-profit, and volunteer for the Hanalei Rotary.

Alexander Williams

A Kauai resident for over 7 years, Alexander Williams joined the Foundation to get involved in community projects that enhance her son’s future on the north shore. Allie is a full-time mom while balancing jobs as a chef and cleaner.