Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is comprised of “elected official” representatives from initiating governments in West Sound. Executive Committee members represent the Cities of Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, Poulsbo, Port Orchard, Gig Harbor, Kitsap and Pierce Counties, and Suquamish and Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribes .

  • Chairman Leonard Forsman, Chair (Suquamish Tribe)
  • Commissioner Charlotte Garrido, Vice Chair (Kitsap County)
  • Council Member Kol Medina (City of Bainbridge Island)
  • Mayor Greg Wheeler (City of Bremerton)
  • Council Member Jeni Woock (City of Gig Harbor)
  • Council Member Derek Young (Pierce County)
  • Chairman Jeromy Sullivan (Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe)
  • Director Mark Dorsey (City of Port Orchard)
  • Mayor Becky Erickson (City of Poulsbo)

Working Group

Comprised of members from participating organizations. Members include representative interests of counties, cities, tribes, state and federal agencies, businesses and business interests, regional fisheries enhancement groups, conservation districts, nonprofit organizations, environmental groups, private citizens and landowners interested in salmon recovery.

Salmon Habitat Technical Advisory Group

  • Tom Ostrom, Suquamish Tribe (Chair)
  • Jamie Glasgow, Wild Fish Conservancy (Vice Chair)
  • Chance Berthiaume, City of Bremerton
  • Steve Todd, Suquamish Tribe
  • Marty Ereth, Pierce County
  • Sarah Heerhartz, Mid Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group
  • Brenda Padgham, Bainbridge Island Land Trust
  • Deborah Rudnick, Bainbridge Island Watershed Council
  • David Tucker, Kitsap County
  • Scott Steltzner, Squaxin Island Tribe
  • Brittany Gordon, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Cole Baldino, South Puget Sound Salmon Enhancement Group
  • Carin Anderson, Kitsap Conservation District
  • Mary Krauszer, Pierce Conservation District
  • Zack Holt, City of Port Orchard