Spokane Civic Theatre welcomes Bob Francis and Lynn Yost to the Civic Board of Directors. In addition, Larry Wooley has been named President Elect, and will assume his new position on the Board July 1.
Bob Francis is the owner of Senior Care Concierge, a company that empowers seniors and their families through information and education. This is a result of having to deal with all the issues of moving his father up to Spokane from California and helping him through the end of life process.
Bob has owned a couple of businesses including a Lean Consulting Company, a Computer Networking Company that specialized in physician offices and a Business Forms Company.
He is currently a facilitator for NxLevel Entrepreneurship Training, which is a Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce 13 week course for those wanting to start a business.
Bob is also a volunteer for the Spokane SCORE chapter. He facilitates a Sales and Marketing Workshop.
Currently he is also President of the Spokane Valley Sunrise Rotary Club and Vice President of the Spokane Area Volleyball Officials Association.
In his spare time Bob is an official for Softball, Volleyball and Basketball. He is also a musician and can be seen from time to time at the Spokane Civic Theater, Coeur d’Alene Symphony, Jazz Northwest, Tuxedo Junction, Men of Rhythm, Spokane Jazz Orchestra and many other groups. He has been married for over 32 years, has four grown children and two grandchildren.
Lynn Yost is employed at Paukert & Troppmann, PLLC, a law firm in Spokane. Prior to this she spent two years working as the Sponsorship Chairman for the Eastern Washington Chapter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Lynn was born and brought up in Kansas City, Missouri and now calls Spokane home. She was introduced to theatre at a young age and has loved it ever since. She has been involved in many local theatres and has devoted quite a bit of time volunteering in various capacities. Most recently she served as producer for the Spokane Civic Theatre's production of Grease.
In her spare time, Lynn enjoys running, cycling and swimming and in June 2012 completed her first Ironman Triathlon. She also enjoys reading, watching movies and spending time with her family and friends especially at Priest Lake. Lynn has been married to Cory Yost for nearly five years and between them they have four children, Jackson and Quincy McFaul and Morgan and Taylor Yost.