About GICCA

Guemes Island Community Center Association

7549 Guemes Island Rd, Anacortes, WA 98221   email: 4gicca@gmail.com

The Community Center Association is a 501(c)3 Organization

Welcome

You are a member of the Guemes Island Community Center Association (GICCA) just by the fact that you have chosen to reside on Guemes Island. Our Community Center has been an island gathering place for over 100 years. Many island events are sponsored by GICCA and take place at our Community Center.

 

We encourage you to settle in and become an active participant in our island community. We look forward to meeting you and hope that you will grow to love, respect, and preserve Guemes Island.

GICCA Mission

The purpose of the Guemes Island Community Center Association is to promote the educational, recreational, and social welfare of Guemes Islanders.

Sub-Committees

Sub-committee updates are included in GICCA public meeting minutes, posted on this website.

 

  • Groundfloor Guemes

    Mission: To support environmental and economic sustainability within our community while supporting island non-profit groups and projects.

 

  • Vision Committee

The purpose of this committee is to explore the possible expansion of the community center, how it may be used in the future, and what changes might need to be made to serve current and future residents of Guemes Island. The Vision Committee, a sub-committee of GICCA, will be comprised of 5 members from key stakeholder organizations and 2 community-at-large representatives:

    • Guemes Island Community Center Association - Rob Schroder
    • Guemes Island Library - Morna McEachern
    • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) - Barb Ohms
    • Guemes Island Historical Society - position open
    • Guemes Community Church - Lynn Prewitt
    • Community at Large/Funding Advisor - David Werthheimer
    • Emeritus - Carol Pellett

Bylaws

GICCA is governed by a set of bylaws that are reviewed and updated every 5 years. To read, please download.

 

 

Current GICCA Board of Directors

  • President - Barb Ohms
  • Elected in 2021 to a one-year term expiring Nov 2022

  • Vice-President - Kathy Whitman
  • Elected in 2019, term extended by one year due to COVID, expires 2022

  • Secretary - Libby Boucher
  • Elected in 2021, two-year term expiring in 2023

  • Treasurer - Nancy Fisher-Allison
  • Elected in 2021, two-year term expiring in 2023

  • Trustee - Tom Sternberg 
  • Elected in 2021, two-year term expiring in 2023

  • Trustee - Darlene Klister
  • Elected in 2021, two-year term expiring in 2023

  • Trustee - Dave Shill
  • Appointed to fill the vacancy of a term expiring in 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

Properties Owned & Managed By GICCA

  • Community Center Hall & Parking Lot
  • GICCA Stage at Schoolhouse Park
  • Murray Read Pavilion

Guemes Island