About the Board Members

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Larry Robinson, Board President and Building Manager
Larry is a volunteer firefighter for Jefferson Fire District, 2 driving the fire truck and aid car. For many years and up until 2016, Larry and his wife Pat organized an auxiliary food bank at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center. Larry worked on packing, delivering, sorting and distributing the food items that were donated. In 2009 Larry was given the Jefferson County Heart of Service award.
Richard Hull, Treasurer
Richard and his wife, Sheila, have owned property in Coyle since 1983 and have been full time residents here since 2006.  They have a son who lives in Japan. Richard grew up in Shoreline, King County, WA and graduated from the University of Washington. He retired from his job as a college microbiology professor in 2006. Richard also currently serves on the Jefferson County Clean Water District Advisory Council and the Jefferson County Land Use Planning Commission.
Gary Elmer
A retired University of Washington professor (Medicinal Chemistry), he and his wife, Jacqueline Gardner, have owned property in Coyle for about 15 years. Gary volunteers for Habitat for Humanity, the Coyle Community Club and has served as a Jefferson County Parks and Recreation District 1 commissioner since May 2011. He is particularly interested in establishing a sport court at the Coyle Community Center that would provide recreational opportunities for the youth of this community.
Dennis Schmitt
Dennis moved to Quilcene from San Diego CA, 12 years ago.  He has been married to his wife, Cherylann, for over 50 years and they have 5 grown sons.  Dennis retired as a material handling engineer with over 40 years in the industry. His interests are gardening, nature studies and boating. He feels privileged to be living in this location.
Cathy Bohman
Since becoming full-time Coyle residents in October 2011, Cathy and her husband, HR, have enjoyed exploring the Olympic Peninsula and sharing their discoveries with their children, grandchildren, extended family and friends. Cathy relaxes with kayaking, sailing, reading, traveling and the creative arts.  As part of the P&R Board, Cathy strives to maintain our Community Center as a vital resource for the safety and well-being of our community, and as a gathering place to strengthen relationships among neighbors.