Biography of Josh Brown, Executive Director

Josh Brown

Josh Brown is the Executive Director of the Puget Sound Regional Council. PSRC works to support a thriving central Puget Sound region through planning for growth, transportation, and economic development. PSRC also provides more than $220 million annually to fund transportation projects, and serves as a resource for regional data on transportation, the economy, population, and housing.

Central Puget Sound is growing faster than it has in decades. The region’s diverse communities are managing growth differently than in the past and seizing the opportunity to improve quality of life and economic prospects for their residents. Josh regularly meets with leaders from around the region to listen and learn about what the region can do to help communities plan for growth and get ready for the future.

Prior to becoming Executive Director, Josh was elected to two terms as Kitsap County Commissioner. While Commissioner, he was active in regional issues and served as PSRC President for two years.

Before serving as Kitsap County Commissioner, he worked as a commercial real estate broker. 

Josh attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned a degree focused on city and regional planning. Raised in the Puget Sound region, Josh is the son of a Puget Sound Naval Shipyard worker and graduated from North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo.