Christine Brammer, Executive & Program Director
A resident of the windward side of O‘ahu for over 25 years, Christine Brammer became the Executive & Program Director for ALFH in November of 2017. Prior to that, Christine supported ALFH as an independent contractor providing leadership and professional expertise in the development and delivery of the 2017 Hawai‘i Agriculture Conference and the delivery of an ALFH Youth Program benefiting FFA students. As an independent business owner and previously as a project manager for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Christine brings with her 18+ years of experience in planning, development, implementation, and communication of a range of programs. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, paddling, swimming, biking, and hiking. She enjoys leading the Agricultural Leadership Program Class of XVI.
Pauline Sato, Program Director
Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Pauline Sato has always had a passion for protecting Hawaii’s environment. For more than 25 years, she has worked with various organizations such as the Bishop Museum, The Nature Conservancy, Mālama Hawai‘i, and Mālama Learning Center in positions incorporating education, community outreach, internships, voyaging, and natural resources conservation. Pauline is currently the Executive & Program Director of Malama Learning Center. She has also been working with the Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawai‘i since 2009. She enjoys directing the Agricultural Leadership Program and in her spare time she enjoys hula, and spending time with her family and friends.
Lisa Soong, Admin Coordinator
Lisa holds a BSBA in International Business and an MBA in Management from Hawaii Pacific University. She is the General Manager for Hawaiian Earth Products where she supervises all aspects of the company. Lisa is a mom of 3 active boys and a member of the Board for St. Joseph Parish School where they either attend or are alumni. She has been the Vice President of Operations at the Mountain Apple Company for the last 14 years and has participated on the Leadership Council for the American Lung Association. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family who are avid sports enthusiasts.
Sarah Voigt, Program Assistant
Sarah grew up on a small cattle farm in Hope, NJ and graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in Business Logistics. Upon graduation, she was commissioned into the United States Air Force as a Logistics Readiness Officer. She began her career overseeing the preparation and deployment of personnel and equipment to contingencies around the world and then worked in supply chain management positions. Assignments to Germany, Turkey and Iraq led Sarah to jobs managing international logistics relationships. Sarah left the Air Force in 2009 to provide a more stable home life for her family. She also spent her time mentoring younger military wives, using her logistical expertise to develop planning tools for military families, and volunteering in her community. Sarah lives in Kailua with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys spending her free time with family, hiking, kayaking and sewing.