Challenge Day 2: Economics


Economics Day presented the class with Kitsap’s unique economic makeup. More …
Economics Day Sponsors: Advantage Nissan, Kitsap Building Association, Port of Bremerton, & Watson Furniture.



Challenge Day 2: Education


Education Day gave insight into education from birth to adult continuing education in Kitsap. More …
Education Day Sponsor: Olympic College Alumni Association


Challenge Day 1: Local Government

Local Government Day was an eye-opening look at Kitsap’s local governance and the many individuals that come together to lead our county government. More …
Local Government Day Sponsors: Contract Management Services & Corner Bakery Cafe


Class of 2018 Orientation

Welcome to our new class of 26 community leaders! Orientation was held on Olympic College’s Poulsbo campus, August 23, 2017.
Orientation Sponsor: Olympic College Foundation


Opening Retreat

The Leadership Kitsap Class of 2018 began their leadership journey with a two-day retreat at the Seabeck Conference Center on September 8 and 9, 2017. Day one focused on leadership development and day two on becoming a team. More …
Orientation Sponsors: Kitsap Credit Union and Town & Country Markets.




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Educate. Prepare. Connect. Serve.

For almost 25 years Leadership Kitsap has provided participants with a fuller sense of the wide array of critical issues affecting Kitsap and provided class members training in the leadership skills necessary to motivate, train, and engage others in collaborative efforts to address local community challenges. Our curriculum year runs September – June.

Class of 2018

Cami Apfelbeck, City of Bainbridge Island
Lloyd Birch, Harrison Medical Center
Lynette Bird, Peninsula Community Health Service
April Birkenfeld, Kitsap Community Resources
Alex Cervantes, PSNS & IMF
Laura Daley, Housing Kitsap
Ophelia Davis, Navy Region Northwest
Erica Delma, Holly Ridge Center
Aaron Elton, City of Bremerton Police Dept.
Michele Filley, Kitsap County Public Works
Denita Holmes, Suquamish Tribe, Port Madison Enterprises
Megan Hudson, NUWC Keyport
Alanna Imbach, Vibe Coworks, NK Soroptimists, Hanten-Berger Scholarship
Dayna Katula, Kitsap Public Health Department
Jay Kent, Kitsap County Sheriff’s Guild
Chris Meyer, PSNS & IMF
Danielle Morsette, Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort
Ashley Oaksmith, Kitsap Regional Library
Kellie Pendras, Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office
Allison Phayre, Olympic College
Eldridge Raymond, NUWC Keyport
Cathy Ripley, MulitCare Hospice & Palliative Care, Hanten-Berger Scholarship
Mark Rufener, Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office
Sue Strachan, Olympic College Foundation
Norma Whitacre, Olympic College Alumni Association
Bryan Wichert, Sanchez, Mitchell, Eastman, & Cure, PSC

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