Bainbridge Ometepe Sister Islands

Building Friendships since 1986

Who we are

The Sister Islands Association operates entirely with volunteers on Bainbridge Island. We have a paid staff at our office on Ometepe.

Officers and directors

Everyone is welcome at our board of directors’ meetings, scheduled the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Hyla Middle School, 7861 Bucklin Hill Road NE. Officers and board members are elected by the membership at the annual meeting each November.


  • President: Betsy Carroll
  • Past President: Dana Willerford
  • Vice President: Barbara Saur
  • Treasurer: Paul Carroll
  • Secretary: Stella Carosso

Other board members

  • Carol Carley
  • Colleen Carroll
  • Anthony Oddo
  • Kristen O’Keefe
  • Lola O’Rourke
  • Carol Perry
  • Barbara Saur

Student board members (sharing two voting positions):

  • Alexa Bennet
  • Ben Galbriath
  • Colin Smith

Trustees — The Board of Trustees is made up of people who have been active in the Sister Islands Association for many years. They provide advice and counsel to the Board of Directors.

  • Kim and Ela Esterberg
  • Emily Mansfield
  • David Mitchell
  • Tom Monk
  • Nancy Quitslund
  • Lee Robinson
  • Dale Spoor
  • Jim Starrs
  • Dallas Young

Learn about our office and staff on Ometepe.