Jonathan is passionate about Kirkland’s outdoor spaces (favorite park: Crestwoods). Along with other neighbors he co-founded Crossing Kirkland to celebrate them in an annual citywide block party. He’s an entrepreneur in both for and non-profit realms; his broad background includes product management, marketing, film, video, public radio, and developmental biology. He co-founded HomeSquare to transform the home maintenance experience, and he leads the technology and marketing efforts there. He is active as a parent and PTA member in local schools, serving as a trustee on the Lake Washington Schools Foundation and as a mentor with AVID and YearUp. He lives with his wife and daughters in Kirkland.
Dana is a Northwest native, a Certified Professional Horticulturalist, avid urban farmer and raiser of chickens. Professionally, Dana has worked with companies large and small including REI.com, HomeGrocer.com and Microsoft. She has worked internationally in marketing and branding, as well as locally training underserved high school students in the greater Seattle area. Dana has a fine art background and is actively involved in the arts in Kirkland currently serving as vice-chair of the Kirkland Cultural Arts Commission and has been working with the City on many of the 1% for arts in our park CIP projects.
Sally grew up in the north end of Seattle and spent a number of years in other parts of the U.S. and overseas before ending up in Kirkland in 2007. She has been actively involved as a volunteer in the community the last 13 years.
Currently she is the co-executive director for the Kirkland Parks and Community Foundation. In addition, she works with her husband in TorrX, their start-up business as well as working part-time raising funds for a large international NGO.
In her free time, Sally likes to travel, exercise, various sports including pickle ball, hiking, etc. and visiting with friends and family.
Tom has been an active volunteer in Kirkland for number of years. Most recently he served on the Kirkland City Council after serving 8 years on the Kirkland Transportation Commission. Tom is currently CEO of TorrX, Inc. a small startup in Kirkland and he brings a background in business and organizational management to his role.
Tom was lucky enough to grow up in Kirkland and has been a big user and fan of our parks. When he was growing up, Kirkland was known as “Baseball Town U.S.A” so like many he used all our baseball parks heavily. In more recent times he runs and walks our waterfront and its parks every week.
Kathy Page Feek, Ed. D. is a lifelong champion of the value that the arts bring to the cultural and economic life of a community. For many years, she has worked to establish Kirkland as a centerpiece for arts and culture on the Eastside. She is the founding Chair of the Kirkland Cultural Council, Chair Emeritus of the WA State Kennedy Center Alliance and Chair Emeritus of the U of Washington School of Drama Board. Kathy is the Art Consultant for Evergreen Hospital and also consults with several other hospitals and hotels throughout the Pacific Northwest.
In addition to her work in the arts, Kathy is involved with Kirkland Summerfest, Kirkland Conversations, the Eastside Timebank, the Marina Park Summer Music Festival, Kirkland Uncorked and the many varied projects of the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce.
Kathy is a particular fan of all of the Kirkland waterfront parks. She and her family especially enjoy Waverly and Marina parks almost every day.
Dave is currently enjoying his “next phase” with a combination of non-profit board work and volunteering. He is currently serving on the boards of the State of Washington Transportation Improvement Board, Puget Sound Regional Council Transportation Policy Committee and is excited to add Kirkland Parks Foundation to the list. He volunteers for the Washington Park Arboretum, tutoring and Neighborhood Walking Ambassador for Feet First. Prior to this he had a 36-year career in local government including serving as City Manager for the cities of Kirkland and Glendale, CA. He also served for three years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Sierra Leone, West Africa.
An avid walker, Dave enjoys both walking and hiking in the Pacific Northwest, as well as long distance walking in Europe.
Lynn retired from the City of Kirkland in 2006 as Assistant City Manager where he worked twenty-one years, serving as Director of Parks and Community Services from 1985-1997 during a time of significant acquisition and development of Kirkland’s parks system. Lynn also helped fundraise extensively to retain many of Kirkland’s popular bronze sculptures that are now part of the City’s permanent art collection.
In his spare time, Lynn follows his passion of long-distance backpacking and hiking here and in different parts of the world. It’s his goal to backpack in a different National Park each year. Closer to home Lynn can be found trail running in St. Edwards State Park, getting out in his sea kayak, and now a proud member of the Kirkland Park Foundation Board.
Nona has lived in the same house in Juanita for 40 years and has been a park advocate for many years. She was a Park Board member for 8 years, a City Council member for 11 years, and has been involved with every park bond since 1984. She has worked with the Green Kirkland Partnership since 2005 and is the Steward of Juanita Bay Park directing the removal of invasive plants and restoring the planting of native trees and shrubs.
Nona is pleased to be on the board of KPF working to implement community-desired improvements and activities in parks that enhance our quality of life.
When she is not working as a steward at Juanita Bay Park, Nona enjoys hiking, skiing, kayaking, and gardening.