The following members comprise the Hoisting Machine Operator’s Advisory Board, as of July 1, 2016:
Name & Title
Term of Office
Serving as a Health, Safety and Environment Manager, Waianae resident Tristan Aldeguer provides various safety consulting services and training. Along with his career in construction safety management, Mr. Aldeguer has spent fifteen years in the occupational safety and health field here in Hawaii.
Doc Bailey has over 30 years of experience in the crane industry. He is the C.E.O and President of “Doc Bailey Cranes & Equipment Inc.” which he founded in 1986. The company specializes in Crane Rentals, Crane Repair, Crane & Winch Sales, Hi-Rail, and Specialized Construction Equipment. Doc Bailey expanded the business from California to Hawaii in 1991.
Angela A. Chinen
A resident of Kailua, Angela A. Chinen is an instructor with the Joint Apprenticeship Committee of Operating Engineers Local Union #3. Ms. Chinen has thirty years of construction industry experience and is a certified member of both HMOAB and the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO).
Richard E. Lentes III
Currently employed by Hawthorne CAT in Waipahu where he is responsible for training programs and more than fifty overhead and mobile company cranes, Richard E. Lentes III is currently a certified mobile crane inspector and an experienced safety/health manager, following a successful career in the U.S. Navy.
John P. Mihlbauer Jr.
John P. Mihlbauer, Jr., of Kaneohe, recently retired after 29 years in Federal Service as a Mechanical Engineer with the US Navy and the US Army Corps of Engineers. John is president of All Ship & Cargo Surveys, Ltd. He joins the Board on 1 July. John is registered as a licensed Mechanical Engineer in Hawaii and California. He serves on the ASME B30.8 and ASME B30.24 sub-committees.
Melvin Chang (Executive Assistant)
Mel Chang works in the HMOAB office as its executive assistant. Mel Chang comes to the HMOAB after working 31 years for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 142 as their education and communications director. Mel Chang also served as the editor of the ILWU’s newspaper, the “Voice of the ILWU”.