Samish Island Community Center (SICC)

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Samish Island Community Center (SICC)

The Samish Island Community Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. All dues ($10) and donations (any amount) are voluntary, and tax-deductible within the limits of tax law.

Our Purpose

The Samish Island Community Center owns, administers, maintains and improves the Samish Island Community Center as it's primary responsibility. The SICC Board facilitates community activities and educational information for residents, by providing free use of the community hall for non-profit groups for informational meetings. The Board creates policies for rental by private individuals. The Board encourages and nurtures the island's natural history, and environmental improvements.

Community Membership

Residents and owners of property with addresses on Samish Island, who are 18 years or older, are members of the Samish Island Community Center.

Dues and donations are voluntary contributions to the community center and are tax deductible. Your dues in January help support the community center & all services. A Directory card is attached to each January newsletter, which is mailed to all residents, or you can print it from the website that month. Send it with your dues to Treasurer, Samish Island Community Center, P.O. Box 268, Bow, WA 98232. All contributions are gratefully accepted, and a 501c3 letter mailed to the contributor for tax purposes.


Board of Directors

There are 7 directors on the board of SICC: four officers (President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer), plus three "At-large" Representatives. The Board of Directors meets monthly, the Third Tuesday of the month, at the Community Center,11292 Blue Heron Road, 7pm. View current board members.

The Board is primarily responsible for assuring that the requirements of the deed of land, from the Rasar family to the community are followed as the grantor intended: "to serve as a community center and meeting area for community members."

To this end, the board establishes ...

Board members may be contacted at the following phone numbers, for additional information:

Current Board Members in 2019:

2019 Board Officers and Members:        
Linda Knapp-Strobel, President 766-4082 knapp-strobel @
Denny Organ, Vice-President 766-5234 denny @
Ruth McNally, Treasurer 206-963-5723 sicc11292 @
Anita Little, Secretary 766-5098 cranlit2 @
Kathleen Albro, 1 yr at large 206-713-6181 ktalbro @
Rob Richey, 2 yr at large 206-618-9512 richeyster @
Eric Riedel, 3 yr at large 206-257-8938 airriedel @
2019 Board Associates:        

Eileen Andersen - Community Center schedule; Web page updates; E-groups

766-8202 samishisland @

Charlene Day, Linda Larson - Shore Lines editors

420-0243 (C)
766-6600 (L)

samishshorelines @
Gail Hopley - Community Directory publication, Graphic Design 766-6823 ghopley @


Forms Used by SICC Directors

Bylaws & Policies of the Organization

SICC Bylaws, Rev July 2011 are the rules of operation of the organization. Policies, procedures or forms, may be developed from the bylaws, to clarify operations.



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