Steering Committee Members:

Barrington, Sue — Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center
Donahue, Claire — Chair of BI Village Marketing Committee
Eisenhardt, Kellan — Island Volunteer Care Givers Board
Elliot, Phedra —Housing Resources Bainbridge
Elsberry, Rita— Island Volunteer Care Givers Executive Director
Gargus, Dana —Kitsap Regional LTC Ombudsman
Gjovik, Kat — Sustainability Bainbridge
Gladhart, Marsha — BI Village Executive Board (Secretary)
McKenzie, John — BI Village Consultant
McKenzie, Judy — BI Village Executive Board
Niall, Michael — Chair of BI Village Funding/Membership Committee
Schulze, Doug — Bainbridge Island City Manager
White, Sandy — BI Village Executive Board (President)

Committee Description:

The BI Village Project Steering Committee is made up of an equal number of organization and lay members. The Steering Committee guides the planning process; is directly involved in community information meetings, needs assessment, strategic and business planning. This group meets monthly on a regular schedule. The Steering Committee’s role is to:

  • Guide the planning process
  • Engage and support the work of the planning facilitators (volunteer)
  • Participate in and support the work of volunteer work groups and committees
  • Share resources to support planning effort
  • Conduct community orientation and awareness meetings
  • Help plan, provide resources and oversee needs assessment
  • Help achieve consensus and commitment of stakeholders
  • Oversee the development of a business plan
  • Help Village achieve long-term stability and sustainability

Reports and Minutes:

May 19, 2016 Steering Committee Minutes
March 15, 2016 Steering Committee Minutes
Feb. 18, 2016 Steering Committee Minutes
Jan. 2016 Steering Committee Minutes
Nov. 30, 2015 Steering Committee Minutes
January 2016 Progress Report PowerPoint
Progress Report 1-17-16-2