Rob Gelder

Washington
County Commissioner - District 1
Locale: 
Kitsap
Type of Seat: 
Incumbent
Year: 
2011
Status: 
Elected
Woman Candidate: 
No
GLBT: 
No
Person of Color: 
No
Under 35: 
No

Robert Gelder was appointed to the Kitsap County Commission earlier this year, and is now running to serve out an unexpired term before running for a full-term in 2012. Robert brings over two decades experience in the non-profit and private sectors to the Kitsap County at the heart of Puget Sound. Robert is also the Commission's only openly gay member. Robert is focused on sustainable budgeting and growing the local economy while protecting the unique and pristine landscape of Kitsap County.