Board of Directors


Mark A. Duffy, Chair
Lynne Hall, First Vice Chair
Dan Gaffney, Treasurer
Gail Larson, Secretary
Dan Harkins, Immediate Past Chair


Shirley Ayres
Margaret Bavasi
Doug Bell
Donna Bjorg
Ronald Brown, MD
Dan Gaffney
Jan Gaffney
Jimmy Grierson, MD
Andy Hall
Lynne Hall
Carol Klein
Steve Klein
Bob Leach
Jean Messner
Jeff Mitchell
Mel Sheldon
Ray Stephanson 

Ex-Officio Members

Kim Williams, CEO, Providence Health & Services Northwest Washington
Lori Kloes, Chief Development Officer, Providence General Foundation
Patty Lanes, Providence General Children's Association
John Vandree, MD, Chairman, Providence Regional Medical Center Community Ministry Board

Emeritus Members

Jim Cassidy
Doug Ferguson
Diane Guildner
Harv Jubie
Henry Newton
Tom Rainville
Len Roberts
Fredric Sjoholm
Roy Yates

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Board Updates

Providence General Foundation welcomes Ray Stephanson and Steve & Carol Klein to the Board of Directors

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Ray Stephanson 

Ray Stephanson was born and raised in Everett and was first elected to Mayor in 2003. He served 14 years, making him the longest-serving mayor in Everett history. His long career saw many accomplishments including being a champion for Naval Station Everett and playing a critical role in bringing commercial air service and light rail to the Everett community. During Ray's tenure, the City developed initiatives to address homelessness, mental health issues and addiction. One of Ray's greatest gifts to the community was his vision for expanded higher education opportunities which helped bring Washington State University to Everett. In retirement, Ray enjoys traveling and spending time with his family. He and his wife Vikki, have three children and two grandchildren.

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Steve & Carol Klein

Steve and Carol Klein, owners of Klein Honda, are active supporters of Providence, serving as co-chairs of the Friends of Providence Donor Society in addition to leading initiatives in support of bringing world-class care to our community. Steve built his business from the ground up, being only the 132nd Honda auto dealer in the U.S. at the age of 23. He served as president of the Puget Sound Automobile Dealers Association from 2012 to 2015. For his contributions to the auto industry, quality dealership operations, and community service, he received the Robert P. Mallon Dealer of the Year Award in 2015. In 2019 he was nominated for the TIME Dealer of the Year Award. Carol is a former speech therapist and administrator for the Mukilteo School District. She and Steve share a passion for helping others and together have been involved with the Red Cross, YMCA, Imagine Children's Museum, Schack Art Center, Village Theater, Mukilteo School Foundation, Housing Hope and Hospice. 


Dan Gaffney
New Board Member February 2019 

Dan Gaffney, a Snohomish County native, is the newest member of the Providence General Foundation Board of Directors. Dan is a Partner at Moss Adams and has been in public accounting since 1996. He advises business owners, closely held businesses, and executives on corporate and individual income tax, strategic business planning, estate planning, and business succession. Dan received his B.A. in Business Administration from Seattle University. 

Dan is an active member of the community serving as a Trustee on the Snohomish County Boys & Girls Clubs Board, a member of the Snohomish County Estate Planning Council, and a former board member of the Greater Everett Community Foundation.