Suquamish Citizens Advisory Committee


** The Suquamish Citizens Advisory Committee has postponed its October meeting to Thursday, October 14 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.. The meeting will be held remotely via Zoom.

To join SCAC Zoom meetings, 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. 


Meeting Information

The SCAC meets the 1st Thursday of every month (except August) from 6:30-8 p.m.** at Suquamish Elementary School Library, 18950 Park Ave NE. When the school is closed over the summer or during breaks, SCAC meets at the Suquamish Tribal Council Chambers, 18490 Suquamish Way NE.   

**SCAC is currently meeting remotely via Zoom.

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 14 (postponed from October 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
December 3, 2020
November 5, 2020
​October 1, 2020Minutes
September 3, 2020
August 6, 2020
​July Meeting Cancelled
​June Meeting Cancelled
​May Meeting Cancelled
​April Meeting Cancelled​---
March 5,2020
​February 6, 2020
January 9, 2020



​Member (all positions are at-large)

Term Ending
​Tom Curley
​Brian Albro​2022
​Martha Burke - 2021 Co-chair
Laurie Kadet - 2021 Co-Chair
Carol Larsen​2023
Lisa Lindsay​2024
Marian Pierce
​Jessica Brandon
Brenda Austin
​Brynn Felix
​Erin Bischoff

​Julie Gantt



 About Us

The Suquamish Citizens Advisory Committee provides a discussion forum for Suquamish community  interests and issues. This Committee 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 Citizen Advisory Committee on June 13, 2006. 

 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,