Suquamish Community Advisory Council


Everyone is welcome to join the Suquamish Community Advisory Council at a meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, held both in person and virtually.

The council will hear presentations on:

  • A proposed sewer rate increase with Lisa Edge, education and outreach coordinator, Kitsap County Public Works Sewer Utility Division
  • A North Kitsap Fire & Rescue ballot measure for the November general election with Michèle Laboda, community services specialist of NKF&R
  • Preview of a Suquamish community Disaster Readiness Training coming up Oct. 11 with Jennifer Marsland of the Suquamish Office of Emergency Management


Meeting Information

The SCAC meets the first Thursday of the month (except August) from 6:30-8 p.m. The council will be piloting a hybrid meeting - held both in person and via Zoom.

The in-person meeting takes place in the Suquamish Police Training Room, 18490 Suquamish Way, Room 1188, on the lower, west side of the building. Parking is available off the driveway on the lower level.

To join the SCAC meeting via Zoom, link to

To phone in, dial 253-215-8782

Meeting ID: 870 9938 8130

Meeting agendas, minutes and committee members are posted below, along with instructions to submit public comment. 

SCAC meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome! Meetings include special presentations and updates on community activities, improvement projects, events and criminal activity.

For members of the public wishing to comment during designated public comment, the following options are available. Each member of the public is limited to two minutes of Internet, call-in, or written comments. At the discretion of the meeting Chair, public comment that is overly repetitive or inappropriate (vulgar, disruptive, etc.) will be ended. 

Internet Users

Please click on the raise hand feature. The sound will be unmuted, and the Internet participant should announce her or his name.  The participant will be called upon to speak at the appropriate time.

Call-In Users

Callers will be unmuted one at a time and asked whether the caller wishes to offer public comment.  The last four digits of the call-in number will be announced, and call-in participants should announce their First and Last name before speaking.

Written Comments

Written comments will be read during the public comment period if submitted to by 12 p.m. on the day of the meeting.  Comments read are limited to two minutes.

To ensure written public comments are read at the proper meeting, written statement should include:

  • The date of the meeting the written comments are intended for;
  • Participant's First and Last Name and whether they live in Kitsap County; and
  • Agenda Item and/or subject the written comments refer to.


October 6, 2022
​September 1, 2022
​August 2022 - NO MEETING
​July 7, 2022
​June 2, 2022
​May 5, 2022
​April 7, 2022
March 3, 2022
​February 3, 2022
​January 6, 2022
​December 2, 2021
November 11, 2021 (postponed from November 4) 
October 14, 2021 (postponed from Oct. 7)
​September 2, 2021
​August 2021 - NO MEETING

​July 1, 2021
June 3, 2021
​May 6, 2021
April 1, 2021
​March 4, 2021
​February 4, 2021 
January 7, 2021


​Member (all positions are at-large)

Term Ending
​Tom Curley
​Martha Burke - 2022 Co-chair
Laurie Kadet - 2022 Co-Chair
Carol Larsen​2023
Lisa Lindsay​2024
Marian Pierce
​Jessica Brandon
Brenda Austin
​Brynn Felix
​Erin Bischoff
Emily Klein
Kurt Olmstead


 About Us

The Suquamish Community Advisory Council provides a discussion forum for Suquamish community interests and issues. This Council enhances communication between Suquamish-area residents, Suquamish Tribal Government and Kitsap County government, and coordinates community improvements brought forward by the committee and the Suquamish community. SCAC aims to work together to proactively address community interests and concerns.  

Kitsap County Board of Commissioners
Resolution 107-2006 established the
Suquamish Community Advisory Council on June 13, 2006. 


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 SCAC Mission

  • ​Actively facilitate communication among the Suquamish Community.
  • Mutually develop and promote a sense of community vision and pride.
  • Communicate to the County, Suquamish Tribe, and other government entities the desires and concerns of the Suquamish community.
  • Bring to the Suquamish community issues and projects of the County and Suquamish Tribe, and provide a means for receiving and conveying to the County and Suquamish Tribe the community's response.

 Contact Information

​For information about SCAC, contact Katharine Shaffer at (360) 337-3365,