Joan Hanten3Joan Hanten, Chair

 Joan Hanten has lived and worked in the Kitsap Community for 27 years.  Professionally, she has served in senior leadership roles at Olympic College, Leadership Kitsap, and Kitsap Community Resources.  She has also served as a board member on several non-profit organizations and been active in local civic organizations.

J. FloodJeffery Flood, Vice Chair

Mr. Flood is a U.S. Navy Veteran, who has resided in Kitsap County since 1989.  Mr. Flood presently works as a WorkForce Development Professional with the WA Employment Security Department's WorkSource Kitsap office.  He is an alumnus of the University of Phoenix, Seattle University and Olympic College.  Mr. Flood proudly serves as an ordained minister at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Bremerton, and he has been very active in volunteering his time with other local government and non-profit organizations throughout his time within Kitsap County.  He is extremely honored to serve in this wonderful capacity. 

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Will Maupin

Mr. Maupin is a retired engineering manager and former president of the Bremerton City Council.


Stanley (Bo) Palmer

Mr. Palmer was appointed by the Bremerton City Council to the office of Commissioner on July 17, 2013 to serve on the Bremerton Housing Authority board beginning July 22, 2013 to July 23, 2018. Mr. Palmer is a lifelong resident of the Bremerton area, attended Olympic High School and graduate of Oregon State University. He operates multiple businesses in the City of Bremerton including Defiance Boats, Defiance Marine and SP Marine Fabrication.


Harriette Bryant

Ms. Bryant is a board member and past Chair of the Kitsap Community Foundation. Serves on the SPSBGC Board of Governors.  Member of Schools out Washington (SOWA) Board of Directors. She holds the current position as the Senior Mentor Coordinator for Partnering for Youth Achievement (PYA).  Harriette has held a seat on the YWCA of Kitsap Board of Directors for 17 years.  She served as the Chair of the YWCA for 10 years.  She is the co-founder of OurGEMS (Our a girls Empowered Through a mentoring and Service) a program that mentors teenage girls in the Bremerton, Central, North and South Kitsap school districts, and she serves as a treasure hunter for many non-profit organizations.  She has received numerous awards and is a recipient of the 2010 Thunderbird award.

Victoria Hilt

Victoria Hilt

Victoria lives with her ten year old daughter, Lisa.  She discovered a natural talent for leadership roles serving as the Head Start Policy Council Chairperson, twice, as well as a Parent Ambassador Alumni with the Washington State Association of Head Start and Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program, as well as a member of their Board of Directors.  In addition, she is a member of the board of Directors for a local community action agency, Kitsap Community Resources.  In 2013, she was honored by the Department of Early Learning's Strengthening Families Washington "Unsung Hero Award".  In 2013, she received the State Parent of the Year Award for her actions involving Advocacy and speaking at a National Head Start Association rally on Capitol Hill in protest of the sequestration.  Victoria is currently working through schooling with a focus on changing public polices surrounding Early Childhood Education and building stronger families.  Although she has discovered a passion in advocating and assisting other parents, she views her role as a mother to be the most important role she could undertake.

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Jill Stanton, Secretary and BHA Executive Director

Jill Stanton joined the Bremerton Housing Authority as Executive Director in 2021. Ms. Stanton has an extensive background in housing authority leadership. Prior to coming to BHA, Ms. Stanton served for the past 16 and a half years at two housing authorities most currently as the Deputy Executive Director and Chief Administrative Officer for the King County Housing Authority.



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