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.
The purpose of the Guemes Island Community Center Association is to promote the educational, recreational, and social welfare of Guemes Islanders.
Sub-committee updates are included in GICCA public meeting minutes, posted on this website.
Mission: To support environmental and economic sustainability within our community while supporting island non-profit groups and projects.
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
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
- Vice-President - Kathy Whitman
- Secretary - Libby Boucher
- Treasurer - Mary Hale
- Trustee - Cynthia Heft
- Trustee - Rob Schroder
- Trustee - Tom Sternberg (appointed to fill vacancy, 10/2020)
Properties Owned & Managed By GICCA
- Community Center Hall & Parking Lot
- GICCA Stage at Schoolhouse Park
- Murray Read Pavilion