Board of Directors

Bainbridge Prepares maintains 501c3 status through a fiscal sponsorship with Kitsap Community Foundation. The Board of Directors consists of:

  • Scott James, Founder and Board Chair of Bainbridge Prepares. Author of Prepared Neighborhoods: Building Resilience One Street at a Time.
  • Susan James, Co-Founder, Clinical Social Worker, and Wellness Coach
  • Dr. Stephanie Farquhar, Affiliate Professor at University of Washington School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, and Senior Social Research Scientist at Public Health – Seattle King County Health Department
  • Steve Greist, Research & Development at Far Bank Enterprises
  • Molly Greist, stone sculptor
  • Matt Kress, Senior Manager, Veterans and Military Affairs at Starbucks
  • Jenni Brewster, Island Church Pastor
  • Matt Otepka, Owner of Bainbridge Island Outfitters & Depot
  • David Kim, Interdisciplinary Technology Executive
  • Roger Coulter, Chief Financial Officer at General Biodiesel