Link to Kitsap County's Mission Statement

Kitsap County Advisory Groups
(Boards, Councils, Commissions & Committees)
[Community Advisory Groups] [Advisory Group Resources]

This is a guide to the advisory groups, including boards, councils, commissions and committees, which play an essential role in Kitsap County. Whether created by the Board of County Commissioners or Washington Statutes, each group was established to provide opportunities  for citizens to participate in and promote local government and the effective and efficient delivery of services.

For information about vacancies on these citizen advisory groups, click here or contact Kitsap County Volunteer Services at (360) 337-4650.


Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council created by Public Law 89-73
Arts Board created by County Ordinance 259-2001 
Board of Equalization created by WAC 458-14-050      Applications Open 
Boundary Review Board created by Boundary Review Board law 
Bremerton Kitsap Public Access Television Advisory Committee Applications Open
Commission on Children and Youth created by RCW 70.96A.300 Applications Open
Consolidated Board of Appeals for Kitsap County Building Code 
Council for Human Rights Applications open
Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board created by RCW 71.20.40
Energy Conservation Committee (sunsetted until further notice)
Fair Board created by County Ordinance 200-1996            
Grant Review Committees for Block Grants  Applications open
Kitsap Regional Library Board created by RCW 27.12.040, 190, 210
Law Enforcement Officers & Firefighters Disability Board
Lodging Tax Advisory Committee created by RCW 67.28.1817
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Advisory Council
Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Therapeutic Court Citizens Advisory Board created by Resolution 103-2013 Applications open
Non-Motorized Facilities Citizen Advisory Committee created by Resolution 171-2014
Noxious Weed Control Board created by RCW 17.10.050  
Olympic Workforce Development Council
Parks Advisory Board created by County Ordinance Chapter 2.24, 0.12 
Planning Commission created by RCW 35.63.020
Public Facilities District created by RCW 36.100.020
  Salish Behavioral Health Organization Advisory Board
(formerly the Peninsula Regional Support Network Advisory Board)
Sheriff's Civil Service Commission created by RCW Chapter 41.14
Solid Waste Advisory Committee created by RCW 70.95.165
Veterans Advisory Board created by County Ordinance 2.92 Veterans Assistance  Applications open
Washington State Ferries Advisory Committees          Applications open for Kingston committee
Central Kitsap Community Council 
Kingston Citizen Advisory Council
Manchester Citizens Advisory Committee 
Suquamish Citizen Advisory Committee Applications Open

Kitsap County Advisory Group Application

Kitsap County Advisory Group Handbook

Kitsap County Community Advisory Group Guidelines

Kitsap County Community Advisory Group Orientation

2016 Kitsap County Advisory Group Work Plan Template

Kitsap County Bylaws Model

Parliamentary Procedures

Robert's Rules of Order and Parliamentary Procedure Summary

Meeting Minutes Template

Meeting the Challenges of Boards

Open Public Meetings Act


Contact Kitsap County Volunteer Services by e-mail or call (360) 337-4650.


Last Updated:  February 23, 2018