Edward E. Wolfe, District 3 Commissioner
November 2014 - Present
Commissioner Edward Wolfe, representing Central Kitsap,
joined the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners in November 2014.
Prior to his election, he was a well-known local attorney, founding
Wolfe Law Offices in Kitsap 17 years ago. He is admitted to practice law in
all Washington State Courts, the United States District Court for the
Western District of Washington and Colorado, and the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the 9th and 10th Circuit Courts. He is a past
president of the Kitsap Bar Association and a former judge pro tem in county
municipal and district courts.
Commissioner Wolfe, who was raised in Norfolk, Virginia,
is a graduate of George Mason University School of Law and earned a
bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University. He later completed the
Harvard University Kennedy School of Government Management Program. He
served in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971.
Commissioner Wolfe served with the U.S. State Department
during the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations as Deputy
Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and Fisheries Affairs with the rank
Community service is important to the Commissioner and he
always made time in his busy law career to volunteer with local non-profit
organizations. He was a founding board member of the Bremerton Boys & Girls
Club, member of the Bremerton Rotary, and board member of the Kitsap County
Historical Society, Olympic College Foundation and Admiral Theater. He is
also past president of both the Puget Sound Naval Base Association and the
Bremerton Chamber of Commerce and served on the Bremerton Planning
Commissioner Wolfe and his wife, Wendy Miles, live in
Bremerton and have long enjoyed the natural environment of Kitsap County,
hiking, boating and kayaking. Their 26-year-old son lives and works in the
Washington D.C. area.