OceanView Community Association 
Serving the community with a wide range of activites and services.
Meet The Board

Joan Guithues
President

Dave Anderson
Vice President

Joan and her husband Greg moved to Ocean View from Ohio in 2014. She has been an OVCA member since 2014 and is a volunteer at the OVCA front desk, the monthly pancake breakfast fundraiser, Thanksgiving Dinner, “Aloha Food” and “Ocean View Deep Clean”. She was elected as OVCA President effective June 1,2018. Joan is a registered nurse and works with the Veterans Administration Telehealth program at the Community Center. Previously, she worked as a hospice nurse in Dayton Ohio and here on the Big Island. She is a ham radio operator (WH6EPI) and a member of SPARC (South Point Amateur Radio Club). Joan and Greg have four grown children and two grandchildren. She enjoys hiking, reading, friends and the beauty of Hawaii.
Originally from Connecticut, Dave moved to the Big Island in 2007. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 22 years in the submarine service. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Chaminade  University. He subsequently worked 13 years as a civilian contractor, and 9 years as a builder and remodeler in Connecticut. Fortunate for OCVCA he has become a volunteer and applied his skills and experience in performing  building maintenance for the Community Center.  His volunteer efforts have also included cooking for pancake breakfasts, chief cook for several Thanksgiving dinners. Dave was elected as a 2016 Board Director, and subsequently volunteered to be the interim VP. His hobbies include woodworking and fixing just about anything broken.

Paulette Frerich
Treasurer

Ron Gall
Secretary

Ron was born and raised in Oregon. He moved to the Big Island in 2003. Ron received a BA degree from Oregon College of Education. Retired now, his career spans Law Enforcement, Court Offices,  Owner/Operator of Construction & Manufacturing Company,  and Co-founder of Clatsop Community Action. He became a volunteer, and still is, of the  Hawaii International HOPE Foundation. In March of 2015 he became an  OVCA volunteer and was elected to the position of OVCA President for 2017. Ron is married to Karen and they have 5 children, 6 grandchildren. His hobbies include golf, music, home renovations, playing cards, relaxing at the beach.
Born in Florida, Paulette moved around a lot as a Navy brat. In 1985 she decided it was time to put down roots so came to the Big Island. Working as a bookkeeper and executive assistant in 1993, she then opened her first business and is now the owner and operator of three corporations. As an OVCA volunteer she was elected to the position of Treasurer for the year 2017. Paulette has 4 children, 10 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. Her hobbies include working with animals where she runs a "no kill" sanctuary locally. Additionally, she is an avid reader and enjoys gardening.

Barbara Lewis
Director

In 1984, Barbara moved  to the Big Island, where she studied elementary education at UH-Hilo for two years. She was a substitute teacher for 2 years, but  in 1988 took the position as Administrative Assistant to the President of MacFarms. In 1992, she went to work for Cyanotec at NELHA  working financial, personnel, and secretarial assignments until her retirement in 2011. She also served as an OVCA office volunteer and is currently a volunteer driver  for the VA’s Disabled American Veterans van. Her hobbies include socializing with friends, gardening, and walking.