Pictured (from left) is Jonathan Johnson, executive director; Karen Tiller
Polivka, commissioner; Barbara Saramines-Gannes, chair; Dean Sakamoto,
commissioner. James Gonser photo credits.
Dean Sakamoto was sworn-in today, September 17th, to serve as commissioner on the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Board. He was appointed by Governor Neil Abercrombie to serve a four year term at this post which entailsguiding policy and commissioning for this agency under the Department of Accounting and General Services. Sakamoto will serve on the Art in Public Places Program committee which oversees the State's permanent andrelocatable public art collection as well as the Hawaii State Art Museum (HiSAM).
For more information on SFCA see: http://sfca.hawaii.gov/