Charlie Bodenstab

Charlie Bodenstab of San Juan Island retired after a long and distinguished career as a high level corporate executive for a number of Fortune 500 companies. He has written books on business, founded a software company and has functioned as a consultant to a number of major American companies. Additionally, he has written a series of columns for INC. magazine.

He served as a Freeholder for San Juan County, helping to develop a new methodology for County government, and has been a generous volunteer in many other civic duties, serving, for example, on the board of The United Way of San Juan County, on the Spring Street School board, as Commodore of the San Juan Island Yacht Club, and as president of IMA (Island Museum of Art).

Charlie deeply enjoys the pleasures of a walk through our rural environment (particularly with his large dog, Buddy) and is committed to help protect the islands’ way of life and natural environment.