Peter Adler appointed to serve on Ethics Commission
News Release from City and County of Honolulu, May 12, 2016
Honolulu – Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced today that he has appointed local planner and mediator Dr. Peter Adler to serve on the Ethics Commission.
“I am honored to serve on the Honolulu Ethics Commission, and I am eager to collaborate with my fellow commissioners in the best interest of the city,” said Adler. “I look forward to tackling the issues that come before the panel, and will use my expertise in problem-solving and conflict management to help craft sound and sensible decisions.”
Adler is appointed to fill the current vacancy on the Ethics Commission which was created by the expiration of Commissioner Katy Y. Chen’s term. His appointment is subject to confirmation by the City Council pursuant to Section 13-103(b) of the Revised Charter of the City and County of Honolulu. If confirmed, Adler will serve a five-year term to expire on December 31, 2020.
“Peter has a strong background in public service that dates back to his time as a Peace Corps volunteer, and his knowledge and experience will serve the Ethics Commission well,” said Mayor Caldwell. “He’s a leader in the field of mediation and multi-party negotiations. Peter has dealt many times with complex legal issues and reached successful conclusions.”
Adler’s biography: http://bit.ly/1Omn5Jq
Mayor’s letter informing the Honolulu City Council of Adler’s appointment: http://bit.ly/1X5ji4W
A photo of Adler is attached here.