Join the BYS Board of Directors!

We are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity to become an integral part of Bainbridge Youth Services’ Board of Directors. As we approach a transformative phase beginning in January 2024, we are actively seeking three individuals to join our mission of promoting youth mental health and wellness within the community.

Why Join Now? We’re on the brink of a pivotal period in our mission to bolster youth mental health. This is your chance to be at the forefront of this impactful movement as we expand services, reach more youths, and make a lasting difference in their lives.

We are seeking:

  • Wholehearted dedication to advancing youth and family mental health and wellness
  • Residency or a strong connection to Bainbridge Island is preferred
  • Engaging and strategic thinkers who are eager to actively participate in shaping crucial organizational decisions
  • Willingness to actively engage in resource development, fundraising initiatives, and oversight of financial matters
  • Availability for monthly board meetings, committee work, and annual events

We are seeking expertise in:

  • Financial Management
  • Nonprofit Board Experience
  • Legal Counsel
  • Marketing & Branding
  • Mental Health Advocacy
  • Corporate Philanthropy

While these areas of expertise are highlighted, we warmly welcome diverse experiences that align with our mission.

Do you possess the passion and commitment to take on a pivotal role at BYS? Alternatively, do you know someone who would be a perfect fit? Please direct your inquiries and interest to: [email protected].

You can find more information on the BYS Board of Directors here.

Mark Kruse


As a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Mark manages a Bainbridge Island-based investment management & financial planning firm…

Scott Stanton


Scott joined the BYS board in 2018 and is the organization’s technical guru…

Irv Alpert

Irv is a retired business executive who spent 40 years…

Karen Klein

Karen is a Bainbridge Island attorney and joined the BYS board in 2018…

Lee Moniz

Lee is a retired Registered Nurse after working for 20 years in the Emergency
Department in local area hospitals….

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