Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is the legal entity of the school and is responsible for financial and legal matters; it oversees the corporate functioning of the school. The board consists of parents, faculty, and community members who are committed to the school’s mission and vision.
Charles is a Partner – currently, Managing Partner – in the Tax Compliance & Business Advisory division of Erwin Cabrinha & Au, LLP, with more than twenty years’ experience in client tax and business issues. Charles serves as Treasurer of the HWS Board. He is active in the Honolulu professional community, serving as a Governor of The Pacific Club, and on the Tax Committee of the Hawai’i Society of CPA’s. Charles and his spouse, Sonni Au, are parents to six children, two of whom attend HWS.
Jocelyn Romero Demirbag
Jocelyn is a "Maui girl" and raised in the musical and performing arts. She found Haleakala Waldorf School in 1996 when searching for her daughter’s preschool and within five months was hired as the music and Hawaiiana teacher there. Jocelyn became the Administrative Director of the school in 1997, and then Chair of School from 2001-2006, and 2008-2015. Over the years Jocelyn has run her own business, run Child and Family Service’s Maui office, and run the Maui office for the Hawaii Community Foundation. Jocelyn’s most recent accomplishment is obtaining her Ed.D. in Educational Professional Practice from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Her interests include swimming, running, singing Hawaiian music, dancing hula, reading, cooking, and speaking Turkish.
Currently has one child attending HWS and all three of his children have attended during their early years. Overall, the Lang family has been connected to HWS for more than 10 years because of how they "nurture the inner spirit" of the child. Andrew has been with Central Pacific Bank for 15 years and for the last four has served as the Retail Brokerage Division Manager. He graduated with a Bachelor in Educational Science from the University of Missouri, where he met his wife Tisha, who was earning a Journalism degree.