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Jennifer Leilani Zelko-Schlueter

Jennifer Leilani Zelko-Schlueter, Esq.

Board Vice Chair

Jennifer is currently the Director of Government and Community Affairs at Hawaiian Electric. Prior to joining HELCO, she was an attorney at the law firm of Torkildson Katz. She first began her legal career with the firm Carlsmith Ball. She received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Hawai’i at Hilo and Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University School of Law. She serves on numerous boards including: HFS Credit Union, Na Leo ‘O Hawai’i, Lyman House Museum, Vibrant Hawai’i, and Director Emeritus of Kuikahi Mediation Center. She is also a member of the Hawai’i Island Chamber of Commerce, Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce, Hawai’i County Bar Association and Hawai’i State Bar Association. Jennifer serves as a CAAP (Court Annexed Arbitration Program) arbitrator and is a volunteer at the legal Self-Help center at the Hilo Judiciary Complex.