PISBDCN BOARD ADVISORY MEMBERS
Lee Webber – Chairman (Guam)
Phillip Reklai – Co-Chairman (Palau)
Dean Annette Santos – Member (Guam)
Dr. Anita Enriquez – Member (Guam)
Christine Quichocho – Member (Guam)
Ken Lujan – Ex-Officio Member (Guam)
Joseph Roberto – Member (Guam)
James Gilmar – Member (Yap)
Maxine Laszlo – Member (CNMI)
Douglas Marar – Member (Chuuk)
Robson Henry – Member (Kosrae)
Lee Webber – Chairman (Guam)
Lee Webber is President of Micronesian Divers Association (the largest dive training facility in Micronesia) and President of Managed Development Associates, a private consulting firm located in Guam. He has a BBA in Management from University of Guam. His professional training includes The Looking Glass, Center for Creative Leadership; Management of Managers Program, University of Michigan Business School; American Press Institute-Cost and Management Seminar and Executive Development Program; National Security Forum at the Air War College and Underwater Forensics, Chaminade University of Honolulu.
He served as a United States Navy Hospital Corpsman and served in Vietnam in the 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Recon Battalion. Before retiring after 40 years with Gannett Company, he was President and Publisher of The Honolulu Advertiser and President of Gannett Pacific Corporation for 2 ½ years and was an active board member of numerous business, military and community organizations, including the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii and Military Advisory Committee, Boy Scouts of America-Aloha Council and the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation and the Asia Pacific Center for Securities Studies and currently serves a U.S. Air Force Civic Leader/Advisor (PACAF) to the Chief of Staff of the USAF. Prior to this, he held several key positions at Guam Publications, Inc. and USA TODAY. He was President and Publisher for Guam Publications, Inc. for 24 years and served for five years as Director of Operations for USAT International, Asia. He has also been active in a number of community groups, including the Navy League of the United States, Guam Chamber of Commerce, Boy Scouts of America, among others, as well as serving as vice Chairman of the University of Guam Board of Regents and for four years as Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Guam Memorial Hospital ending in December 2015.
Mr. Webber’s awards include Guam Business Executive of the Year (2007), Doctor of Humane Letters -University of Guam (2004), Gannett Chairman’s Ring (includes 7 Gannett President’s Rings 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 2002, 2003, 2004), Sunshine Award (Freedom of Information)-Society of Professional Journalists (2000), Silver Beaver Award-Boy Scouts of America Aloha Council (1996), Distinguished Alumni Award-University of Guam (1991), Jaycee International Senate Member (1985), Paul Harris Fellow (1984) and Jaycee Three Outstanding Young People of Guam (1978). His military awards include Combat Action Ribbon, Presidential Unit Citation (two awards), Navy Unit Citation (two awards), Meritorious Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, Viet Nam Service Medal (w/4 bronze stars), Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Civil Actions, First Class Color w/ Palm), Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Color w/ Palm) and Viet Nam Campaign Medal.
His professional memberships include the Society of Professional Journalists, International Press Institute and the Foreign Correspondence Club, H.K. His military association memberships include the U.S. Navy League, 3rd Marine Division Association, Air Force Association, KheSanh Veterans Association and 3rd Recon Association.
Mr. Webber is from West Lawn, PA and his wife, June is from Guam. They have two sons and one daughter and three grandchildren. His hobbies include swimming, scuba diving (NAUI Instructor/Trainer, Advanced Nitrox Instructor Emeritus, Underwater Forensics Investigator and Rebreather diver), underwater photography, IPSC pistol shooting, rifle, trap and skeet shooting.
Address: P.O. Box 3472 Hagatna, GU 96932
Personal Phone (home): (671)-477-4241
Personal Phone (cell): (671) - 482-5010
Work Phone: (671) - 479-4646
Phillip Paul Reklai – Co-Chairman (Palau)
Senator Phillip P. Reklai is serving his second term as a Senator in the Tenth Olbiil Era Kelulau. He currently serves as Chairman of Maritime and Climate Change Committee and a member of various Committees in the Senate.
Senator Phillip P. Reklai earned a Bachelor of Science in Political Science with minor in Economics and Accounting from University of Texas in Arlington. He is the President of PRA Incorporated, a company he started in 1994. He owns and publishes one of the two local newspapers, Island Times Newspaper which he began in 2005. He had worked as Federal Accounts Manager at the Ministry of Health from 1989 to 1992.
Dr. Annette Taijeron Santos – Board Member (Guam)
Dr. Annette Taijeron Santos is a member of the Pacific Islands Small Business Development Center Network Advisory Board. She is the Dean of the School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Guam. Dr. Santos holds a Doctor of Business Administration in Strategic Management from Alliant International University and a Master of Business Administration degree and Psychology degree from the University of Guam. She has served in many leadership capacities such as President of Rotary e-Club of Pago Bay Guam, Chair of the Notre Dame High School Board of Directors, past President-elect of Soroptimist International of the Marianas, President of Local First, Guam, a member of the Guam Chamber of Commerce Small Business Focus and Development Committee, an alumnae of the FBI Citizens Academy and 2014 member of the U.S Scholar Delegation to the Republic of China-Taiwan.
Dr. Santos has over 20 years of combined faculty and administrator experience in higher education. Dr. Santos is recognized for her expertise in strategic management, a focus on student success, research in entrepreneurial innovations and positive engagement with business, government, and community and not-for-profit sectors
Dr. Anita Borja Enriquez – Board Member (Guam)
Anita Borja Enriquez is Senior Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs and Accreditation Liaison of the WASC Senior College and University Commission at the University of Guam. A former
Management consultant, she served as Dean of the School of Business and Public Administration where she secured over $1.5 million in federal grants to establish and support the Guam Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Guam Veterans Business Outreach Center, UOG Pacific Center for Economic Initiatives, and “Buy Local Guam” marketing educational campaign. Dr. Enriquez was founding member of the Guam Women’s Chamber of Commerce Board, Guam Marketing Association, and Guam Museum Foundation Board. She is Secretary of the Rotary International District 2750 Pacific Basin Group, and serves on the Guampedia Foundation Board, the Pacific Islands Small Business Development Center Advisory Board and the Guam-Micronesia Mission Education Board. She has also served on the Guam Education Board, Guam Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee, Guam Procurement Advisory Council, Guam Visitors Bureau’s Administrative and Legislative Affairs Committee, Junior Achievement Board, and Rotary Club of Tumon Bay Board. Dr. Enriquez earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Management from University of Maryland University College, Master of Business Administration degree from University of Guam, and Doctor of Business Administration degree in International Business (Marketing emphasis) from United States International University (Alliant International University). She is also a graduate of the Guam Community College’s Vocational High School Division, Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Institute for Management and Leadership in Education, and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ Millennium Leadership Initiative Institute.
Dr. Enriquez is a strong advocate for value-added leveraged and collaborative partnerships, improved social mobility and social justice to advance communities and economies, cultural preservation and island sustainability, and building opportunities to enhance overall quality of life.
Ken Lujan – Ex-Officio Member (Guam)
Kenneth Q. Lujan serves as Branch Manager for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Guam Branch Office. Lujan has over thirty-one (31) years of federal service with the SBA. He is responsible for the delivery of SBA programs within Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI), the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). Lujan began working as a Commercial Loan Officer with the Bank of Guam where he was assigned to work with the SBA Loan program. In 1985, he switched roles working in the banking industry and began his federal career with the SBA working with other lenders and resource partners within the business community. Lujan is a graduate of the University of Guam, College of Business and Public Administration School, in the area of business management. He also received a transportation degree with the Community College of the Air Force before he retired after serving in the U.S. Air Force Reserve for twenty-nine (29) years. Throughout his career, he has served in various boards and committees with emphasis on helping the small business community. A lifelong resident of Guam, he resides in the village of Mangilao and has handsome twin sons and two beautiful daughters.
Joseph Roberto – Board Member (Guam)
Thank you in advance to everyone for the opportunity to serve on your Advisory Board.
Having parents and Grandparents who had lived and survived the hardships of WWII taught our family appreciation, humility, discipline but most of all the willingness to serve.
After the growing, learning and maturing years attending Public Schools and graduating from the Guam Community College, hard work, commitment to quality and dedication to customer service was instilled. Soon after, opportunities beyond measure had begun to present itself. One such excellent opportunity was meeting and marrying my beautiful wife, Annette Jean Cruz Roberto. Together we have 5 kids and like many of us, as parents we help our youth and community by way of being active members in our kid's schools such as the "PTA" in various Officer Appointments. Additionally, our kids have grown to love the sport of soccer and now a grandson, between 1998 and to date. I've been a Youth Soccer Coach, National Team Coach, Manager and a Club President.
In the Business Community since 1990, learning from many frugal and bright leaders in Guam, our region and beyond, has taught me positive lessons and leadership positions. My brother Thomas and I, we own North & East Island Tinting and Paradise Auto Spa.
I'm also a part of the Guam Contractors Association, Past Chairman of the GCA Small Business Committee, the Guam Chamber of Commerce, winning the GCA Champions Award, the SBA Jeffery Butland Family-Owned Business of the Year Award, S.A.M.E. Member, and International Window Film Association and currently with all your kindness, voted into your Advisory Board.
James Gilmar – Board Member (Yap)
Mr. James Gilmar is no stranger to America’s SBDC program, having spent almost 20 years as a member to the Advisory Board of the Pacific Islands SBDC Network representing the interest of the State of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia to this regional body. Prior to joining the board, James worked for more than 40 years for a diverse range of organizations, including private, non-profits, and government agencies. He is a retired Chief Justice and a successful small business owner himself.
Maxine Laszlo – Board Member (CNMI)
Energized, nonprofit professional who pursued grassroots long-term recovery opportunity in Micronesia after completing Masters in Public Affairs degree in May 2016 .Presently she leads the Saipan Chamber of Commerce, which empowers our enterprises as a resource, advocate, and connector for Saipan’s private sector. Laszlo is passionate about economic development, workforce development, small business support, housing, and other systemic drivers than can lift families from poverty.
Douglas Marar – Member (Chuuk)
Douglas Marar, a Chuukese native, is currently the Executive Director of Chuuk Visitor Bureau. He is also a new elected member of the Pacific Island Small Business Development Center Network Advisory Board (PISBDCN) representing Chuuk State. He believes in a strong work ethic, elegance in design and executions and collaboration in performance. His early years included being the youngest child, an honor student in which excellence and achievement was attain. After College he started his 19 years tenure with the airline industry as a customer service agent and later promoted to a Team Leader position. In October of 2016, he took up the position as Executive Director of Chuuk Visitor Bureau and in May of 2018 he became an Advisory Board member on the Pacific Island Small Business Development Center Network.
Christine B. Quichocho – Board Member CNMI
Christine B. Quichocho is currently the Vice President/eBanking and Neighboring Islands Regional Manager for Bank of Guam. She has been serving as one of the Advisory Board Members for the Pacific Islands Small Business Development Center for over 4 years as of today.
Robson Henry – Board Member (Kosrae)
Mr. Robson Henry is a retired US Army Veteran from the state of Kosrae, FSM. He served a total of twenty six (26) years in the US Armed Forces and was honorably retired on 31, October, 2013. Mr. Henry is currently the President of Kosrae Island Veterans Association (KIVA) and vice-chairman of the newly established Civil Society of Kosrae (CSOK). Mr. Henry fiercely advocates on behalf of veterans, focusing on identifying programs to provide veterans with access to high- quality medical care in the FSM, addressing issues of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) amongst veterans, and assisting veterans in receiving their rightful benefits.
Mr. Henry received his associate degree in Business Administration from the Community College of Micronesia. His military education includes Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC), Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course (BNOC), and Advance Non-Commissioned Officers Course.
While on Active Duty, he served twice in Iraq, served one tour in Saudi Arabia and was also deployed to Haiti.
Mr. Henry’s military awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (5th Award), Army Commendation Medal (5th Award), Army Achievement Medal (4th Award), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and Overseas Service Bar (4th Award).
Mr. Henry currently resides in Kosrae, FSM with his wife Kesia, daughter Kialani, and son Robson Henry Jr. He is an active member of the Kosrae business community. He owns and operates the Sansrik Laundry & Convenient Store.
Robson M Henry
SFC, USA (Ret)
President, KIVA (Kosrae Island Veterans Association)
P. O. Box 295
Tel: Home: 691-370-7733