The Port Orchard Bay Street Association has been supporting downtown businesses for over 20 years. POBSA is a powerful voice for our community, and for the future of downtown Port Orchard.  The mission of POBSA is to encourage a strong local economy and quality of life by supporting community events, sponsoring business-related activities, and improving the local aesthetics, while encouraging tourism.


The board of directors is elected each year from the general membership.

The 2023 board is:


Irene Beckham – President – Irene’s Photos and Design

Sylvia Morgan, Vice President – Peninsula BevCo

Ludy Garvin, Treasurer – Kitsap Bank

Susan Lee, Secretary – Kitsap Regional Library, Port Orchard Branch

Coreen Hadock, Past President – Waterman Investment Partners, The Dock Bar & Eatery

Christine Stansbery, At Large Director – Sidney Museum and Arts Association

Monika Adams, At Large Director – Alchemy Wellness – Body Mind & Soul

Robin Scott, At Large Director – Salone Pettirosso

Jacob Wischoff, At Large Director – Coffee Oasis

Samantha Smith, At Large Director – Revival, Josephine’s Mercantile

Kathleen Wilson, At Large Director – Kitsap Regional Library, Port Orchard Branch

Sarah Johnson, At Large Director – Serotonin Creative

Danielle Gilchrist, At Large Director – GiGi’s Emporium PNW




Meetings are held on the third Thursday each month. Morning meetings start at 8:45 a.m. for networking, meeting at 9:00 a.m. at Peninsula BevCo on  2/16, 4/20, 5/18, 7/20, 8/17, 10/19, and 11/16. Evening meetings start at 6:15 p.m. for networking, meeting at 6:30 p.m. At Brickhouse 714 Bar & Grill on 3/16. Evening meetings for 6/15, 9/21, and 12/21 are to be determined. Meetings generally runs for one hour.  Email if you would like more information.

Membership $90 annually, due at the end of each year. Membership is prorated, if you newly join during the year. It’s not essential to have a storefront in downtown Port Orchard to be a member. You only need to care about the future of our community and want to participate in helping to enhance and promote downtown, and want to be involved in the community.  Click here for the membership application.  You can either apply and pay on line or you can print out and send a check to PO Box 8581, Port Orchard, WA  98366 (or bring it with you to our next meeting!)


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PO Box 8581

Port Orchard, Washington




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