Board Members

Andy Maron


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

Susanne Lindsley

Board Member

Susanne moved to Bainbridge from San Diego with her two daughters in 1993 and enjoyed island parks as they grew up…. Read more about Susanne.

Sara Tifft


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

Deb Madsen


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

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.

Rick Dernbach

Board Member

Rick’s backyard is literally Red Pine Park in Winslow, and he enjoys his many walks through Bainbridge parks…. Read more about Rick.

Adin Dunning

Board member

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

Cyndy Holtz

Board Member

As a child Cyndy learned her love of the outdoors from her father, who took her backpacking in the Sierra Nevadas… Read more about Cyndy.

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.

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.

Jason Shutt

Board Member

Jason was raised across the street from a suburban park and his childhood vacations were spent going to National Parks…. Read more about Jason.

Peter Vosshall

Board Member

Peter has been exploring Bainbridge Island since moving here with his family in 2004…. Read more about Peter.


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.