Conversation with a Community Leader
Leadership Kitsap in partnership with Bremerton Kitsap Access Television (BKAT) is proud to present Conversation with a Community Leader hosted by Cary Bozeman, Leadership Kitsap Board Member and Former Mayor of Bremerton and Bellevue. Enjoy these candid conversations with leaders within Kitsap’s private, non-profit, and government sectors making a difference in our community.
ABOUT YOUR HOST
CARY BOZEMAN – Former Mayor of Bremerton and Bellevue, and current Port of Bremerton Commissioner, Commissioner Bozeman has been a favorite Leadership Kitsap presenter sharing his Core Values of Leaders and Fundamentals of Change. June 2019, the Leadership Kitsap Alumni Association presented him with the Leadership Kitsap Legacy Award for his 50 years of public service.
Cary served on the Bellevue City Council from 1976 through 1993. During that time, he was elected by the City Council to three terms as Mayor. Under Mayor Bozemans leadership it grew to become one of the most financially successful cities on the west coast. Cary was the President/CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of King County from 1985 to 1994. From 1996-2001, he served as the Executive Director of the Olympic College Foundation during which he oversaw raising funds to build the Haselwood Library. From 2002 through June 2009, Cary served as Mayor of the City of Bremerton. Under his leadership, several downtown redevelopment plans were initiated including our beautiful Harborside District. Previously the CEO of the Port of Bremerton from 2009-2011, Cary has returned as a Port Commissioner for a six year term. He lends his expertise and experience to multiple boards of directors including Leadership Kitsap.