Board of Directors

The Leadership Kitsap Foundation Board of Directors sets the tone, vision, and mission of the organization; it has the responsibility for managing and conducting the business of the organization in ways that assure its financial stability and continuity, including its curriculum, policies, and the recruitment and selection of diverse program participants. All board members sign a Conflict of Interest Policy.



Jeffrey Menge
Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office

Trevor Ross


Trevor Ross


Ashley Oaksmith
Clark Construction, Inc.


Jenny Higgs
Pacific NW Title Kitsap

Sarah Chamberlin


Sarah Chamberlin
VMFH Foundation

Naveen Chaudhury

Board Member-at-Large

Irene Carper
Greater Kitsap Chamber of Commerce


Harriette Bryant, Our GEMS and YWCA;  Irene Carper, Port Madison Enterprises / Suquamish Tribe; Sarah Chamberlin, CHI Franciscan; Naveen Chaudhary, Community Member and Poulsbo Rotary Club; Michael Collins, Holly Ridge Center; Jenny Higgs, Pacific NW Title; Jessica Guidry, Kitsap County Public Health; Wendy Kile, Kitsap Regional Library; Jeffrey Menge, Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department; Michelle Perdue, Kitsap County Public Works; Lucretia Robertson, Kitsap Regional Library; Jon Rauch, Community Member; Ashley Oaksmith, Clark Construction; Gretchen Ritter-Lopatowski, Three Leaves Design and Kitsap Community Foundation; Trevor Ross; Heidi Scheibner, Pierce County Human Resources; Lowell Sweet, PSNS & IMF


Carl Borg, Executive Director United Way of Kitsap County; Jay Reynolds (Project Co-Chair), PSNS & IMF; Alex Hardy (Project Co-Chair), Kitsap County Parks Department


Carli M. Meurs

Executive Director

Carli M. Meurs, MBA

Carli M. Meurs

Program Manager

Sarah Philley Obert