Amanda Lowrey aka Kim Eun-Ja (She/Her)

Vice Chair

Amanda Lowrey aka Kim Eun-Ja – Vice-Chair (Honolulu, HI) works for the Hawaii Department of Health as the State Shellfish Specialist and a sanitarian.  She was born near Kunsan, South Korea and adopted to the United States. She is a state board director of the Hawaii Government Employee Association (AFSCME Local 152) and volunteers for both the Hawaii Academy of Science and Korean Adoptees of Hawaii.  Amanda grew up in Virginia and attended the University of Miami, majoring in biology and German and later earned a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Northwestern University.