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Kitsap Public Health Board

Our ten-member Kitsap Public Health Board is our governing body. They have broad legal authority and responsibility to protect the community's health and to enforce a variety of local, state and federal laws and regulations. They select and oversee our leadership, work with us to set our policy and priorities, approve our annual budget and enact health policies through new, local public health regulations when the need arises. This diverse group of county and city elected officials shares a passion for public service that contributes significantly to the health and well-being of our community.

Board member Becky Erickson

Becky Erickson
Mayor of Poulsbo
Board member since January 2010

 

Board member Rob Gelder

Robert Gelder
County Commissioner, District 1
Board member since April 2011

 

Board member Kirsten Hytopoulos

Kirsten Hytopoulos
Councilmember
Bainbridge Island
Board member since February 2021

Board member Drayton Jackson

Drayton Jackson
Consumer of Public Health
Board member since October 2022

Board member Dr. Tara Kirk Sell

Dr. Tara Kirk Sell
Other Community Stakeholder
Board member since October 2022

Board member Stephen Kutz

Stephen Kutz
Suquamish Tribe
Board member since September 2022

Board member Rob Putaansuu

Rob Putaansuu
Mayor of Port Orchard
Board member since January 2016


Board member Jolene Sullivan

Jolene Sullivan
Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe
Board member since January 2023

Board member Dr. Michael Watson

Dr. Michael Watson
Public Health / Health Care
Board member since October 2022

Board member Greg Wheeler

Greg Wheeler
Mayor of Bremerton
Board member since January 2018

 



BOARD CONTACT:

Keith Grellner
Administrator
(360) 728-2284 - office
HealthBoard@kitsappublichealth.org


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