Gov. David Ige has appointed Kymberly M. Sparlin as his new policy director.
Sparlin most recently served as the Energy Program specialist, military and federal partner coordinator and legislative coordinator with the Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Energy Office. Previously, Sparlin worked in various capacities at DBEDT as executive assistant to the administrator and project manager, as well as a consultant.
Sparlin also worked as an office services administrator and administrative assistant at NCL America in Honolulu and was a legislative aide to Rep. Ryan Yamane in the Hawai‘i State House of Representatives.