Profile AppointedTerm: 01/19/18 - 12/31/21

Joy Higa
Public Representative

Joy Higa is the vice president, regulatory affairs, for UnitedHealthcare’s West and Central Regions, where she manages relationships and policy activities with 28 state regulatory agencies. She previously served as deputy chief of staff to the state controller from 2004–2006 and chief deputy cabinet secretary in the Office of the Governor during 2003. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University.

Joy Higa serves on the following committee:

  • Chair - Audits & Risk Management Committee
  • V. Chair - Investment Committee
  • Benefits & Services Committee
  • Board Governance Committee