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Jean Bender

Trustee 2011 - Present

Jean Bender

Jean is an arts educator with a background in early childhood education administration and luxury retail sales. She is currently the founding director of You Are Here – Art Holidays where she works with people from all around the world to learn about a place through the process of spending a week making art in situ. Jean followed in the footsteps of her father, Matt, and brothers, Chris and Jeff, when she finally got to go to Hive and then Aloha. As soon as her children, Otto and Mabel Sabina, were old enough, they too attended all available years at Lanakila, Hive, and Aloha. Both Otto and Mabel went on to be counselors at Lanakila and Hive.

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