Kitsap County Ferry Advisory Committees

​Function/Purpose

Washington State Ferries committees were established in the early 1960s by the Marine Division of Washington State Ferries to promote improvements in the ferry system through interaction with Washington State Ferries, the Transportation Commission and the State Legislature.

Learn more about Ferry Advisory Committees here.

Information on Washington State Ferries is at http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries.


Meeting Times and Locations 


Due to the extended COVID-19 pandemic and related meeting restrictions, the Ferry Advisory Committees continue to meet virtually. 

Please contact rpirtle@co.kitsap.wa.us for more information.


  • Bainbridge Island Ferry Advisory Committee
    Meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of every other month, virtually via Zoom. Due to the holidays, the next meeting will be Dec. 14. Meeting link will be posted here.

  • Kingston Ferry Advisory Committee 
    Meets 6-7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month, virtually via Zoom. Due to the holidays, the next meeting will be Jan. 6. To join the meeting, go to https://zoom.us/j/94010446370 or by phone dial 253-215-8782, Meeting ID: 940 1044 6370

  • Bremerton Ferry Advisory Committee - Meets 6-7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month. Due to the holidays, the next meeting will be 6-7 p.m. Jan. 19. The meeting link will be posted here.

  • Southworth Ferry Advisory Committee
    The next meeting is Dec. 13. After this, the group will meet 7-8 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month, virtually via Zoom.

    Join the Zoom Meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87373689781 or by phone dial 253-215-8782, 
    Meeting ID: 873 7368 9781



Membership

Kitsap County Ferry Advisory Committees represent Washington State Ferries terminals and routes in Bainbridge Island, Kingston Bremerton and Southworth. Members are appointed to four-year terms by Kitsap County Commissioners.


 Terminals/Committees

​ ​Bainbridge Island

​Member

​Term Ends

​Tony Smallbeck -Chair
​8/31/25
​Houston Wade​8/31/24
​Arne Nelson
​8/31/25

​ ​Bremerton

​Member​Term Ends
​Benjamin Oaksmith8/31/22
​Daniel Walkup
​8/31/22
​Judy-Rae Karlsen -Chair
​8/31/22

Kingston

​Member​Term Ends
​Gillian Clark​8/31/22
Alena Wolotira -Chair
8/31/25
Matthew Ogard​8/31/22

 

​ ​Southworth

​Member​Term Ends
​Malcolm Collie -Chair
​8/31/24
Kory Kersavage
8/31/25
​Larry Harala
​8/31/24