Barb Buckham

Ms. Buckham has years of experience working in Kitsap County with initiatives to help the homeless and with non-profit organizations including Kitsap Community Resources.

Dave De Bruyn, Chair

Mr. De Bruyn holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard and has served on many boards and in many volunteer capacities in the area.

Larry Eyer, Vice Chair

Mr. Eyer served for nearly 40 years as Executive Director of Kitsap Community Resources. He holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration, and has helped create and serve on many local and state nonprofit boards.

Denis Hobbs, Treasurer

Mr. Hobbs is a retired CPA and served as a Chief Finance Officer of a large engineering company for over 20 years.

Jamie S. Huff, PLLC

Ms. Huff is the Director of Community Guardians, a nonprofit guardianship/conservatorship agency in Kitsap County and maintains a small solo law firm focusing on guardianship matters and vulnerable adult protection. She previously worked as an attorney in the WA State Attorney General’s office for many years.

Denise Hughes, MSN, RN, GHMS, Secretary

Ms. Hughes has over 20 years experience working in the field of Geriatric nursing and management at Kitsap Mental Health Services. She has extensive experience working with people with mental health issues and chemical dependency.

Helen Stoll

Following a successful career in nursing, Ms. Stoll now focuses on continuing to give back to her community through volunteering at various organizations in the county, including Kitsap Homes of Compassion. She is also currently registered as an Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioner for Washington state.

Executive Director

Scott Willard, MA, SRC

Scott comes to Kitsap Homes of Compassion with over 30 years of community-based service experience in mental health and substance abuse counseling. Scott spent 18 of those years administering substance abuse treatment agencies and county mental health programs in Lincoln and Crook County, Oregon. Scott is excited to bring his experience in supported employment, supported housing and innovative approaches to serving the chronically mentally ill to Kitsap Homes of Compassion.