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Board Of Directors

Board Of Directors


Daryl Daugs


Daryl Daugs is the Chief of Staff for the Kitsap County Auditor. He holds a degree in Organizational Management with advanced studies in Organizational Dynamics. Daryl spent the first ten (10) years of his career in the business world prior to moving into public service. He has held executive level leadership positions in not-for-profit and governmental agencies over the last twenty (20) years.

Daryl and his wife, Leslie, have three grown children and two grandchildren. They have also been foster parents to 54 children. Leslie serves on the Bremerton City Council and is a Student Advocate for the Renaissance Alternative High School.

James Wilder 10.29.2021

James Wilder

Vice Chair

James is currently the Branch Manager of BECU, Silverdale Neighborhood Financial Center.  James started his career with BECU in 2004 and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Cal. State University of San Marcos.

He has been the recipient of many awards including the Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty, Silverdale Chamber’s Business of the Year for 2020, and BECU’s highest recognition of “Being BECU” for his commitment to our local Kitsap Peninsula communities and the BECU Member Experience. Previous board affiliations include - Knights of Columbus, Kitsap Housing Coalition, Kitsap County Chapter of Credit Unions, Catholic Community Services. www.becu.org

Alma SiskDirector

Alma Sisk


Alma is the Director of Business Development for Blue Architecture in Bremerton. She Graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Psychology and holds an MBA from University of Phoenix, is a member of American Marketing Association, Business Member of Washington State Society of Healthcare Engineers and an events committee member.

Alma is an avid runner, hiker & bowler, bowling in two leagues. blue-nw.com

Mark Koontz

Mark Koontz

Personal Injury Lawyer

Mark is a partner and founding member of Morgan & Koontz, PLLC.  His firm has offices in Port Orchard and Tacoma.  Mark has deep roots in Washington State. He grew up in Vancouver, Washington, where he attended Fort Vancouver High School.

He left the state briefly to attend Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.  Upon graduation from Pepperdine, he returned to Washington, attending Seattle University School of Law.  Mark has lived in Port Orchard with his wife, Claire, since 1999, where they are raising their two sons. He may be reached at (360) 874-2000 (Port Orchard) or (253) 761-4444 (Tacoma).


Morgan & Koontz, PLLC

1521 S.E. Piperberry Way, Ste. 138

Port Orchard, WA 98366

(360) 874-2000

Tacoma Office:

2501 N. Alder Street

Tacoma, WA 98406

(253) 761-4444




Clifford Higashi
Board Member

Cliff  spent 26 years with United Airlines, then got in to software sales and tech support. Moved on from there to business banking with US Bank, then Key Bank, and then American Marine Bank. Kitsap Credit Union, then Connection Credit Union and presently works for the Dispute Resolution Center of Kitsap County. Recently retired from being a reserve Police Officer for the City of Port Orchard after 14 years. https://www.kitsapdrc.org