Meet Our Board

President Ruth Hall

  • Time with LRHS: December of 2016
  • Area of expertise: Law
  • Pets: Exotic birds and a dog named Reese, recued from LRHS
  • Hobbies: Volunteering

Vice President Mary O’Brien

  • Time with LRHS: September, 2016
  • Area of expertise: Software skills for PC’s and proficient in Microsoft Excel &Word.
  • Pets: 2 Grand-dogs: Hector, a lovable Coton du Tulear & Cleo, a sweet King Charles Spaniel.
  • Hobbies: Hiking, she has climbed all of the 48 four thousand footers and has the patch to prove it!

Treasurer Karen Coan

  • Time with LRHS: since July of 2011
  • Area of expertise: accountant/finance
  • Pet: a 4 year old rescue cat named Jack & a 3 year old rescue cat named Jill.
  • Hobbies: gardening & sports

Secretary Elaine Luke

  • Time with LRHS: since November of 2015
  • Area of Expertise: Reading Specialist
  • Pets: Maya, an English Mastiff, Chill, a tuxedo cat adopted in Nevis, Nori, a rescue cat from LRHS, Trouble, a kitten adopted from LRHS.
  • Hobbies: animals, gardening, kayaking, music, reading, cooking, swimming.

Katie Adjutant

  • Time with LRHS: since 2014
  • Area of expertise: massage therapy
  • Pets: LRHS rescue dog named Damascus
  • Hobbies: working mom and lover of pets

Carla Copeland

  • Time with LRHS: since 2011
  • Area of expertise: retired executive secretary/administrative assistant to CEO and Chairman of the Board at the Kresge Foundation.
  • Pet: long haired German Shepherd named Willie.
  • Hobbies: music, specifically classical piano & gardening

Linda Pacheco

  • Time with LRHS: since 2011
  • Area of expertise: retired school teacher & administrator, with additional expertise in organization,
  • communication, public relations and resource management.
  • Pet: 8 year old Maltese named Muchkin
  • Hobbies: serving on non-profit boards, reading & Mah Jongg player

Lindy Viscio

  • Time with LRHS: since 2011
  • Area of expertise: retired Purser/Flight Attendant (30 years)
  • Pets: a rescue dachshund
  • Hobbies: theater, reading, flying & travel

Holly Williams

  • Time with LRHS: since 2013
  • Area of expertise: non-profit management & fundraising.
  • Pets: Shephard mix named Hilly from Happy Tails Rescue & a rescue cat named Melvin.
  • Hobbies: traveling, swimming, spinning, running & hiking with her dog.

Elizabeth Kelley

  • Time with LRHS: since January, 2017
  • Area of expertise: non-profit management.
  • Pets: Leo, a rescue cat from LRHS and Westin, a service dog from A.C.T.S.
  • Hobbies: reading, bicycling, spending time with her family and pets.

Advisors to the Board

Jim Allan – LRHS member since 2005.

V. Richard Ward Jr. – LRHS member since 2010.

Carole Hunt – LRHS member since 1998.

Judy Lawless