Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board​

BOARD FUNCTION/PURPOSE

Pursuant to Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 71.20.40,Kitsap County established the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board. The Board's Mission is to promote choice, opportunity, and support for people with disabilities in an enhanced community where all people are included, respected and dignified.

Board responsibilities include reviewing all service plans, applications for funding, and expenditure budgets. The Board makes recommendations regarding developmental disabilities services funded through Kitsap County and provides community education on developmental disabilities.

NUMBER OF MEMBERS/APPOINTMENT TERMS

The Board consists of no fewer than nine and no more than 12 members of the community from varying geographic regions in Kitsap County. It is representative of parents, business, schools, professionals and others with interest in developmental disabilities.

Applications are currently open for new members. Find the online application here.

Member​Commissioner District​Term
​Acuna, Jennifer
​District 1
​02/24/20 - 02/23/23

Aquiningoc, Frances

​District 2

0​2/12/21 - 02/11/24

​Gearns, Donna 
(Vice Chair)

​District 3

0​9/01/22 - 08/31/25

​LaCelle, Sandra (Chair)

​District 1

0​8/01/21 - 07/31/24

​Loughheed, Kathryn

​District 2

01/10/22 - 01/09/25

​Scheibner, Heidi
​District 2
​09/27/21 - 9/26/24

​Taylor, Veola

​District 2

9/28/21 - 9/27/24

​Rachelle Williams

District 2
10/25/21 - 10/24/24
Shannon Turner
​District 3
​1/9/23 - 1/8/26
Jennifer Crider

​District 2

​1/9/23 - 1/8/26
​VACANT
​VACANT

 


​Meeting Times

Meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month.

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Location

Currently meeting remotely. Zoom link to join is below and on the agenda.

Communitas
Second Floor Training Room
920 Park Avenue
Bremerton, WA

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2023 Meeting Agendas

January *no meeting
February
March
April
May

June

July

August
September
October
November
December


Call-in Option: 1-253-215-8782 
Meeting ID #897 2673 9696
Passcode # 158805

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Subscribe to electronic notifications

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Application for appointment

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Previous Years

2022

2021
2020

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Contact Us

​Kelly Oneal
Human Services
(Developmental Disabilities)
koneal@kitsap.gov
Phone: (360) 337-4624
FAX: (360) 337-5721

Kirsten Murray
Human Services
(Developmental Disabilities)
kmurray@kitsap.gov
Phone: (360) 337-4622
FAX: (360) 337-5721

614 Division Street, MS-23
Port Orchard, WA 98366-4676