We work on the Kitsap Peninsula to restore the health of Puget Sound


The West Central Local Integrating Organization (LIO) is one of nine LIOs that coordinate local activities related to the implementation of the Puget Sound Partnership's Action Agenda. LIOs prioritize local actions for investment.

The Puget Sound Partnership, a state agency, supports the work of LIOs by funding a coordination grant and providing technical support for each LIO. 



The West Central LIO Has completed Its Local Review of NeaR Term Actions submitted for Inclusion in the 2018-2022 Action Agenda. 


During the West Central LIO’s NTA review process, the Executive Committee endorsed the list of NTAs reviewed by the Working Group,  which served as the NTA review team. Review team members included: 

Cami Apfelbeck, City of Bainbridge Island
Eva Crim, Kitsap County
Leslie Banigan, Kitsap Public Health District
Chance Berthiaume, City of Bremerton
Jonathan Decker, Greater Peninsula Conservancy
Jeanette Dorner, Midsound Fisheries Enhancement Group
Joy Garitone, Kitsap Conservation District
Anja Hart, City of Poulsbo
Zack Holt, City of Port Orchard
Tom Ostrom Suquamish Tribe
Betsy Peabody, Puget Sound Restoration Fund
Kathy Peters, Kitsap County

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