Vice President, Development and Financial Planning Committees

Lynn Ries retired from banking after a 39-year career working for Peoples Bank (acquired by U.S. Bank) for 30 years and then Citigroup Private Bank. She lived in the Bellevue & Seattle area until moving to La Conner full time in 2012. She graduated from the University of Washington with a BA and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School. She also is an alumna of Leadership Tomorrow. She most recently served on the boards of Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle Repertory Theater and Leadership Tomorrow. 
She and her husband were introduced to MoNA when they purchased their home in Shelter Bay in 2006. They have been museum members since then and attend the auction annually.  Interests include the arts and boating. She joined the board in April 2015 and serves on the Development Committee.


Museum of Northwest Art


The Museum of Northwest Art connects people with the art, diverse cultures and environments of the Northwest. 



MoNA collects and exhibits contemporary art from across the Northwest, including Alaska, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.