HRB Board

Linda Lincoln, Chair

Linda is the Vice President Branch Manager for HomeStreet Bank on Bainbridge Island. She has been in the finance industry for over 40 years. Linda has a history as an affordable housing advocate, having served as past President for Habitat for Humanity, Medford Oregon. She has been on the board of Housing Resources Bainbridge since 2013. Linda understands the need for workforce housing and the need to maintain economic diversity in our community.

David Browne, Treasurer

David is a civil engineer with a Bainbridge practice for over 27 years. He has helped in design of several HRB facilities and has been active in community projects. David served seven years on the Board of Hyla Middle School including three years as chairman of the board. He and his wife Caroline have lived on Bainbridge Island for 30 years.

Kristin Larson​, Secretary

Kristin moved to Bainbridge Island six years ago, having been raised in Minnesota and later moved to Austin, Texas. She has worked as an attorney and a foundation executive and now works in special education for the Bainbridge Island School District. Kristin loves living on Bainbridge and is committed to the goal of affordable housing for families at every stage in their lives.

Margaret Celestino

Margaret moved to Bainbridge Island in 2003 after opening a Massage Therapy practice here. “I felt fortunate a couple years later to find an apartment in Janet West Home where I could be closer to the office and continue the work I love.”  Originally from upstate New York, M. Lily came to Seattle 20 years ago to study massage and decided to stay. Her main avocation is the Dances of Universal Peace.  She has been leading the Dances for 13 years in Kitsap County, 8 of those on Bainbridge.  “I am hoping my work with HRB will in some way help to give back for the affordable housing I have so appreciated, allowing me to live and work here on this lovely island I call home.”

Jennifer Dixon

Jennifer is a mother of two great girls. She moved to Bainbridge Island with her husband from her homeland, the Federated States of Micronesia. Jennifer is an HRB resident, an active member of her church, St. Cecilia Parish here on the island and she is a lifetime member of the Filipino-American Community of Bainbridge Island. Jennifer loves spending time with family and friends and she enjoys hula dancing. She also enjoys meeting a diverse group of people and learning about their cultures.

Bruce Eremic

Originally from Virginia, Bruce is a long time resident of Bainbridge Island. He moved to the island in 1990 and attended the schools from Wilkes Elementary to Bainbridge High School and is an Alumnus of the University of Washington. Having seen Bainbridge Island transform from a heavily wooded county territory to the beautiful and thriving city that it is now; he is a dedicated advocate for affordable housing and sustainable development. He has strong background in community banking with a career focused on stewardship and support of the community in which he lives and works.

Ross Lambert

Ross is an HRB resident and strong believer in the need for affordable housing. Originally from the Detroit area, Ross is a graduate of Oberlin College and holds a Masters of Architecture from the University of Washington.  Ross works a large interdisciplinary design firm in Seattle that specializes in multi-family housing and mixed-use projects.  Outside of work, Ross makes furniture and enjoys exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest.