Friends of Lake Sammamish Welcomes New Director

Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park welcomes Jennifer Adut as its new executive director. Jennifer brings extensive experience in non-profit management, fundraising, donor development, administration, marketing and strategic planning. She was most recently the development and marketing director of Friendship Circle of Washington, a local non-profit dedicated to connecting teen volunteers with special needs youth. Previously she was executive Director of Big Brother/Big Sisters Association of Cincinnati. Jennifer is a resident of Mercer Island where she lives with her husband and 7-year-old twins (who are big fans of the state park's new playground!). The family enjoys boating, fishing and the beach. Former Executive Director Janet Farness  is relocating with her family to eastern Washington.