New leader named at Ka Lima O Maui

Nonprofit originated in 1955 and has helped thousands

JD WYATT, Succeeds Chantal Ratte

Ka Lima O Maui announced JD Wyatt has been named executive director of the nonprofit dedicated to “enhancing lives through self reliance” for adults with disabilities on Maui.

Wyatt succeeds Chantal Ratte, who recently retired after 27 years with the organization.

Wyatt was the director of the Hawaii Nature Center — Iao Valley, and most recently, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters Maui. Wyatt’s career spans over 30 years of both private sector and nonprofit leadership.

“I am honored to lead Ka Lima O Maui, an organization that originated in 1955 and has helped thousands of adults with disabilities in our community live a better life,” said Wyatt. “The values and work of this incredible agency have already taken hold of my heart, and I feel a great responsibility to our clients and staff to continue the high standards Ka Lima O Maui embodies.”


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