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The purpose of the Lake Samish Association is to promote, encourage, protect, and enhance the social, public safety, and environmental qualities of life in the greater Lake Samish basin and adjacent interdependent areas.

The Lake Samish Association was founded in 1992 and today has over 150 members. The goals of the Association are as follows:

  1. Encouraging and developing citizen participation in all decisions that affect the quality of community in the Lake Samish area.

  2. Securing, organizing and disseminating information concerning proposals, projects, procedures, policies, and the like which could affect the quality of rural environment in the Lake Samish area.

  3. Providing governmental decision-makers with Association supported action recommendations for issues of Association concern.

  4. Working for the improvement of the Lake Samish area as defined by a majority of Association members.

  5. Promoting private and public activities which enhance the quality of life in the Lake Samish area.

  6. Serving as a depository and informational resource to area residents about activities impacting the greater Lake Samish basin and adjacent areas.



Derek Buse, President

Eric McHenry, Vice-President

Evan Pulse, Secretary

Sharon Cody, Treasurer

Micah Ping, Communications Chair

Laurie Henly, Issues Chair

Josh Bremmerer, Technology Chair

Kate Fadden - Support Chair

Don Goodman, At Large Position #1

Janet Monks, At Large Position #2

Bruce Brown, Alt. Support Chair

Maia Bremmerer, Alt. Communications Chair

Art Baddorf, Alt. Issues Chair

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For more information about our board positions: 

Detailed description of board positions



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