John Lane
Director of Local Government Affairs

John Lane joined the SRA in July 2015. He brings extensive public policy experience from his previous experience as legislative and legal counsel at the Office of Financial Management (2013-2015), a senior policy advisor to Gov. Jay Inslee on public safety and government operations (2013), executive policy adviser to Chris Gregoire (2005-2013) and the assistant attorney general (2001-05). He holds a law degree from Seattle University and a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross.

Contact John at Johnl(at)wahospitality,org



Anna Boone
Senior Local Government Affairs Manager

Anna Boone joined the SRA in January 2017. Prior to joining the SRA, Anna spent five years with a local public affairs firm where her work included representing business interests in front of local governments. From 2009-2011, Anna served as political director for Congressman Norm Dicks. She holds a political science degree from Occidental College.

Contact Anna at annab(at)




Teddi McGuire
Teddi McGuire 
Local Government Affairs Coordinator

Teddi McGuire joined the SRA in October 2017. Prior to joining the SRA, Teddi worked in economic development at the City of Federal Way and spent time abroad in Belfast working for the U.S. Consulate. She has a B.A. in political science from Gonzaga University and an M.B.A from Seattle University.

Contact Teddi at teddim(at)



Marianne Scholl 
Local Communications Manager 

Marianne joined the SRA team in January 2018, transitioning from her role as communications manager for the Washington Hospitality Association. Prior to joining the hospitality team, she was the director of communication for the Washington Lodging Association (2013-2015), co-founder and publisher of Seattle Woman magazine (2004-2012) and community relations manager for Northwest Parent Publishing (2001-2004). She has a B.A. in political science and German from the University of California Berkeley and an M.A. in history from Harvard University.

Contact Marianne at mariannes(at)