John_webJohn 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)


Jillian PhotoJillian Henze, APR

Local Communications Manager | Public Relations

Jillian Henze joined the SRA in April 2016. She brings in-depth experience in PR, communications and what really happens in the newsroom trenches. She holds a mass communications degree from Linfield College.

Contact Jillian at jillianh(at)