Karen Gahm, Rick O’Brien, and Darrell Burton are the newest members of the Kiwanis Club of Snohomish. They were recently inducted by the Kiwanis Club of Snohomish President, Jeff Judy, via an online Zoom Kiwanis luncheon meeting.
Karen Gahm is a 25 year resident of the Snohomish area. She served as the Budget and Finance Manager for Snohomish County Superior Court for 20 years until her retirement a few years ago. Gahm is an active community volunteer and serves as a Hospital Commissioner for Snohomish County Hospital District #1. Gahm is an avid tennis player, exercise dancer, and has taken up needlework during the pandemic. She is passionate about the wellness of her community and is working to make Snohomish a better place to live.
Rick O’Brien grew up in Maltby and graduated from Monroe High School. After high school, O’Brien attended Shoreline Community College and transferred to Hawaii Pacific University. He is married, resides in Machias, and has children. O’Brien has been in the security/low voltage industry since 1995, founding NW Security & Sound in 2010, located in downtown Snohomish. NW Security & Sound is a low voltage electrical contractor that designs and installs security systems, camera systems, audio/video systems, access control systems, and automation systems.
Darrell Burton was born and raised in Kalispell, Montana, and moved to Washington in 1990 with his first wife. Burton began working for the Boeing Company in 1991 and has been with Boeing for almost 30 years. Burton started college on the same day as his oldest started school, and received an online engineering degree from the University of North Dakota in 2018. Burton has two girls, Melissa and Jamie; both are married, and they each have had a daughter. His grandchildren, Juliette and Autumn, are six months apart at 21 months and 15 months. Burton met his second wife, Debbie, in 2016 and married in 2017. Debbie and Darrell live in Tulalip and enjoy having their grandkids over whenever they can. The Burtons are looking forward to building their new house in La Conner in 2021.
The Kiwanis Club of Snohomish currently meets every Thursday at Noon via Zoom.
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