Our Board and Staff

Faith In Action Senior Services Board of Directors


Judy Honsowetz

Judy Honsowetz
Board President

Judy is a Founding Member of Faith in Action as well as a Founding Member of the North Mason Coalition of Churches & Community.  She has served as Secretary of the North Mason Chamber of Commerce.  Before retiring, Judy worked as a preschool teacher for the Kitsap Day Care Center and as a Special Ed. Assistant for the Fall River School District. She is active at the North Mason United Methodist Church where she is the Worship Chairperson.  She is also a City Council past president of the Beta Sigma Phi.


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Doug Clark
Vice President  

Doug is a Traffic/Escort Officer for Olympic Motor Escort.  He is also the Chapter Director of the Goldwing Road Riders Association.  Doug has worked as a Management/Program Analyst for Navy Region Northwest and for Command Evaluation and Review at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.  Doug is the President of the Haven Lake Property Owners Association and a Reserve Officer for the Port Orchard Police Dept.

 Norma

Norma Bayes
Secretary

Norma retired from her 30 year career in legal aid in 2005 where she represented low income people, senior citizens and people with disabilities before administrative agencies (e.g. Social Security).  She is an experienced trainer (program design and informational material creation, as well as training delivery) for adults.  Norma continues to work part time for a law firm representing people with disabilities, and has volunteered for Kitsap Legal Services.  Norma was a member of the first Lower Hood Canal Clean Water District Advisory Board in the early ‘90’s.

 
Teresa Nester

Teresa Nester
Treasurer

Teresa is an Accountant, the Treasurer for her Homeowner’s Association, and the North Mason United Methodist Church Treasurer.  She has facilitated Adult Study Groups, support groups, and the Live Nativity at Silverdale United Methodist.

Board Members-at-Large:

Jim Minder

Jim Minder
Board Member at Large

Jim is a Loan Officer for Olympia Federal Savings and Loan.  He is also a member of the North Masons Lions Club and Past President of the Kiwanis Club

Renee Stein

Renee Stein
Board Member at Large

Renee is an Attorney at Law.  She is a Board Member of both the Senior Services for South Sound and the Shelton Rotary where she is also the Treasurer.

Shawna Stice Hawley

Shawna Stice-Hawley
Board Member at Large

Shawna spent 15 years in Social Service, working primarily with non-profit agencies and early childhood education.  Shawna is a Financial Advisor at Edward Jones in Belfair, and holds the Ambassadors Committee Chair as a North Mason Chamber of Commerce Trustee.  She has also served on the Kitsap Community Resources Board of Directors.

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Farrah Ocasio
Board Member at Large

In November of 2011, after 16 years of service, HMC Ocasio reported to her first Naval hospital in Bremerton, Wa where she served as the Command Career Counselor and Leading Chief Petty Officer for Surgical Services.   She is currently serving at Naval Submarine Base, Bangor, Wa as a Naval Education and Training Command General Skills Training Instructor and serving as the vice president of the Pacific North West Chief Petty Officers Association.  She has served her community since she was a child assisting with senior services, Meals on wheels, Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics, Theler wetlands, Basket Brigade, Legion post 200, just to highlight a few.  She currently serves on the Board for Faith in Action and resides in Belfair, Wa with her 5 children.

Mike Southerland
Board Member at Large

 

 

 

Faith in Action Staff

 

Patti Kliest Executive Director faithinaction@fiaws.org 360-275-0535*2601

Beth Gizzi HUB Operations Manager beth@fiaws.org 360-275-0535*2608

Cheryl Moore Thrift Store Manager thriftstore@fiaws.org 360-275-9115*2609

Debora Shafer Dock Supervisor  & Pick Up Donations receiving@fiaws.org  360-275-9115*2606

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