Board Members

Adin Dunning


Adin grew up hiking, biking, swimming and fishing in the Columbia River Gorge, developing a passion for the outdoors… Read more about Adin.

Andy Maron

Vice President

Andy and his family have spent many, many hours over the years enjoying Bainbridge Island’s wonderful parks… Read more about Andy.

Maura Ahearne


Maura’s love of trails, parks, and open spaces took root as a child while hiking on the Appalachian Trail… Read more about Maura.

Susanne Lindsley


Susanne enjoys walking the wonderful park trails with her dog, Henry who especially enjoys Blakely Harbor Park… Read more about Susanne.

Ann Browning

Board Member

Ann grew up hiking and skiing the mountains of North Vancouver BC, and exploring the parks of urban Seattle… Read more about Ann.

Barry Fetterman

Board Member

Barry is an avid bicyclist and skier, and enjoys walking the many trails around Bainbridge Island parks… Read more about Barry.

Mort Kondracke

Board Member

Mort retired to Bainbridge Island after 45 years as a national journalist, and still writes for… Read more about Mort.

Amy Lenahan

Board Member

Amy and her husband opened up a map of the U.S. and selected Bainbridge Island, and haven’t looked back… Read more about Amy.

Deb Madsen

Board Member

Deb moved to Bainbridge for its close proximity to downtown Seattle and ample open space and outdoor recreation… Read more about Deb.

Steve Matthews

Board Member

Steve grew up in the Puget Sound region and has enjoyed island parks, sports fields, walking trails and the waterfront… Read more about Steve.

Dave Shorett

Board Member

Dave is an avid outdoorsman and hiking enthusiast – he literally wrote the book on Bainbridge Island trails… Read more about Dave.

Frank Stowell

Board Member

Frank has long been active in local environmental affairs, including public purchase of Pritchard Park… Read more about Frank.

Sara Tifft

Board Member

Sara and her family have always appreciated Bainbridge parks, especially the Gazzam Lake, Blakely Harbor and Fort Ward trails… Read more about Sara.

Andrew Welch

Board Member

Andrew’s early exposure to camping, hiking and fishing in Maine solidified his lifelong passion for our environmental treasures… Read more about Andrew.


Barb Trafton

Executive Director

Moving to the island in 1994, Barb joined the effort to create Blakely Harbor Park, to save this beautiful shoreline and forest land… Read more about Barb.

Lisa Sheffer

Marketing and Development Director

Lisa Quinn Sheffer has provided social marketing, development and management of transportation programs for businesses, NGOs and colleges and universities

Douglas Crist

Communications Manager

Douglas Crist has been a Bainbridge resident since 1992. He is former editor of the Bainbridge Island Review newspaper, and founded the Friends of Fort Ward preservation organization.

Brooke Drury

Executive Assistant

Brooke and her family left Seattle for the schools and open spaces of Bainbridge Island in 2001. A lawyer by training, she brings a background in river conservation, travel and outdoor.