Lynnwood Rotary Club welcomes Everett local as president


Press release from the Lynnwood Rotary Club:

EVERETT JULY 8: The Lynnwood Rotary Club is thrilled to welcome retired Superior Court Judge Tom Wynne as the incoming president for the 2024-2025 Rotary year. Tom Wynne, a distinguished local figure, was born in Everett and graduated from Everett High School in 1961.

He pursued higher education at the University of Washington and its Law School, completing his degree in 1968. After a brief stint as an Assistant Attorney General, Wynne received military training at Ft. Gordon in Georgia and served in Northern Bavaria, Germany, as a Company Commander and Battalion Adjutant in the 15th MP Brigade from 1969 to 1971. Continuing his military service in the US Army Reserve, he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1993.

Wynne’s legal career in Snohomish County spans roles as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, assistant chief Criminal Deputy and was elected to District Court Judge in Lynnwood in 1978, serving until 1992, when he transitioned to Superior Court Judge for Snohomish County. He served as the presiding judge from 2004 to 2008. Following his retirement in January 2017, he briefly served as an interim Everett Municipal Court Judge. Wynne has been an active member of Lynnwood Rotary for 44 years.

Tom Wynne will lead the Lynnwood Rotary Club with the support of the following board members:
● Past President: Bob Fadden
● President-Elect: Shannon Sessions
● Secretary: Barbara Lindberg
● Treasurer: Erin Monroe
● Club Service Directors: Mike Miller & Anthony Chi
● Vocational Service & House Project Director: Gunnvor Tveidt
● International Service Director: Janet Leister
● Community Service Director: Casey Auvé
● Youth Service Director: Alicia DeVoll

About Lynnwood Rotary:
Lynnwood Rotary’s mission is to enhance Youth and Education in South Snohomish Counties, through our projects and providing support to local organizations aligned with our values. We work to improve the lives in our immediate community and to serve the public interest through club sponsored projects and activities. Community Service is an opportunity for every Rotarian to exemplify “Service Above Self.” Club Meetings are held the first and third Thursday of each month at 12 p.m. at the Lynnwood Event Center. All of our projects and events can be found on our website.

1 comment
  1. Barbara Lindberg
    Barbara Lindberg
    July 9, 2024 at 12:34 pm

    Looking forward to working with you, Tom, in this Rotary year.


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