The Renton Community Foundation is led by (up to) a 20 - 25-member volunteer board of directors, comprised of small business owners, corporate managers, professionals, government officials, and community leaders. Along with the Executive Director, these individuals are active in the community, bringing a high-level of expertise and experience to further the Foundation’s mission.



Lynn Bohart, FAHP


As its first Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Bohart’s career in the nonprofit management spans over thirty years. Ms. Bohart has served as the Executive Director for four different community hospital foundations, participating as a member of the hospital’s executive team and overseeing the volunteer departments, gift shops, and guilds/auxiliaries. A firm believer in volunteerism, she has also served on a variety of community boards. She holds a Master’s Degree in theater and has earned the status of Fellow in the National Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (FAHP).






Mark Gropper - President

Exec. Director, Renton Housing Authority

Vicki Faull, Vice President

Manager, Banner Bank, Renton branch

Dawn Pacheco - Treasurer

Insight Consulting

Marilyn Milne - Secretary

Milne Financial Group

Rich Wagner - Past President

Partner, Baylis Architects



Kim Browne

Exec. Director, Jobs for Washington's Graduates

Robert Cugini

President, Barbee Co.

Rosivale Grace


Greg Ehlinger

President/Pacific Region

Cummins Sales & Service

Sue Kurian

Program Management Officer, Symetra

Dr. Art Jarvis

Superintendent, Renton Schools

Wayne Manuel

Sr. VP, UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center

Valerie O'Halloran

Retired, Systems Analyst

Armondo Pavone

Renton City Council/Owner, Melrose Grill

Jim Poff

Retired, PACCAR

Bob Raphael

President, Service Linen

Bob Reeder

Retired Senior V.P., Alaska Airlines

Judi Schafer

Retired, Medical Clinics Mgmt.

Tim Searing

Retired, CPA

Rose Smith

VP of Finance, Aqua Quip

Jim Sullivan

Agent, State Farm Insurance

Jackson Taylor

Community Projects Manager/PSE

Larry Warren

Renton City Attorney

Marlene Winter

Executive Recruiter