Function and Purpose of the Parks Advisory Board
The Kitsap County Parks Advisory Board is made up of nine members, three each from the three County Commissioner Districts. The Board functions as an interface between the community and the County. The Board provides advice to the Commissioners and the Director of Parks concerning acquisition, development and administration of parks and recreation facilities throughout the County. The Board also works on special projects as they are brought forward for consideration.
The Board is always interested in participation from the public on park issues. Board meetings are generally held monthly and are open to the public. Other opportunities for public comment are available as well. Please contact the Kitsap County Parks Department at
360.337.5350 for more information.
The Kitsap County Parks Advisory Board (hereafter referred to as the Parks Board) was established December 13, 2004 with the purpose and function established through Chapter 2.24 and 10.12 of the Kitsap County Code, amended December 13th, 2004 by the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners (hereafter referred to as the County Commissioners).
Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday, monthly at 6:00 pm (except in December). Meetings for exact dates and locations, refer to the
Meeting schedule here*
* Scheduled monthly meeting locations are subject to change. Please check back for potential changes in meeting locations.
North Kitsap - District #1 Kathryn Thompson Brian HigginsJenise Bauman
South Kitsap - District #2Emily KleinerLarry WalkerJoanne Clark
Central Kitsap - District #3 Jon Pearson Josh HoppFrank Stricklin
Other InformationPark Advisory Board By-LawsPark Advisory Work Plan