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.
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.
02/12/21 - 02/11/24
Donna Gearns(Vice Chair)
09/01/22 - 08/31/25
Sandra LaCelle (Chair)
08/01/21 - 07/31/24
01/10/22 - 01/09/25
9/28/21 - 9/27/24
Meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month.
Currently meeting both virtually and in-person. The Zoom link and in-person address to join are below and on the agenda.
Port Blakley Conference Room,
KC Administration Building
614 Division St.,
Port Orchard, 98366
Kelly OnealHuman Services(Developmental Disabilities)firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: (360) 337-4624 FAX: (360) 337-5721 Kirsten MurrayHuman Services(Developmental Disabilities)email@example.comPhone: (360) 337-4622 FAX: (360) 337-5721 614 Division Street, MS-23Port Orchard, WA 98366-4676