Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, will be FOY’s board chair. Photo courtesy of FOY.

Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, will be FOY’s board chair. Photo courtesy of FOY.

Friends of Youth welcomes Boyer as board chair

Ellen Boyer, CFO of Logic 20/20, is FOY founder Iva Matsen’s granddaughter.

  • Sunday, September 1, 2019 8:30am
  • Life

Logic 20/20 CFO Ellen Boyer is the incoming board chair for Friends of Youth (FOY).

Boyer’s involvement with FOY spans more than 20 years. She has held multiple tenures on the board of directors and served as board chair from 1997-9. FOY runs in the family as well — Boyer is FOY founder Iva Matsen’s granddaughter.

“Friends of Youth is starting a new chapter with new executive leadership,” Boyer said in a release. “They have incredible talent, and together I believe they and the board can take great strides toward achieving next year’s goals.”

Boyer sees the impact of FOY when donating meals at The Landing, FOY’s drop-in shelter in Redmond. She also regularly encourages friends and family to get involved with the organization.

“Friends of Youth has kept up with the constantly changing environment and needs of youth in order to stay true to its mission,” Boyer said in a release. “It is an honor to be part of this organization given the positive impact it makes in our community.”

FOY’s outgoing board chair Bill Savoy will remain on the board and assist in Boyer’s transition.

“Friends of Youth would not be where it is today without Bill’s leadership and dedication,” Boyer said in a release. “As he steps down from board chair, he leaves a set of shoes that no one will come close to filling.”

More in Life

Making a human connection in a sea of social media

A monthly health column about natural medicine.

Allen Chen demonstrates the art of Chinese calligraphy at a workshop during the Issaquah Highlands Lunar New Year festivities. Courtesy photo by Jenny Peng.
Issaquah Highlands celebrates Lunar New Year

Festivities for the rest of the week have been canceled.

Award-winning play ‘The Good Adoptee’ coming to Mercer Island

The autobiographical drama was penned by acclaimed playwright Suzanne Bachner.

KCLS continuing to build connections in 2020

A monthly column about library happenings.

Embrace the struggle for a complete picture | Health column

A monthly column about mindfulness and general wellbeing.

Volunteers of Troop 751 pose for a photo during the 2019 Christmas tree collection and recycle event. Courtesy photo
Scouts to recycle trees on Jan. 4

The 35th year of recycling trees for Sammamish and Issaquah Highlands residents.

HopeFest founder Tyler Zangaglia: “We have a responsibility to give back”

Zangaglia’s experiences propelled him to launch his nonprofit, HopeFest.

New Year’s Day will serve frigid dip

First ever Polar Plunge at Lake Sammamish State Park.

From left: students Riley Retinger, Abby Smith, Mimmi Hubbard and Sadie Rabinowitz. Photo by Calah Webb
‘It’s one of my favorite places to be’: School of Rock Issaquah gears up for January shows

In January, students will be paying homage to the Beatles, Black Sabbath, Chris Cornell and others.

Photo by Nityia Photography
Three simple rules for the holiday

A monthly column about mindfulness.

Photo courtesy of Turkey Trot Facebook
                                The Issaquah Turkey Trot will begin at 9 a.m. on Nov. 28.
Issaquah to host its 10th Annual Turkey Trot 5K

The race begins at 9 a.m. on Nov. 28.

Eastridge Church gives away more than 1,000 turkeys to the community at their Seattle and Issaquah locations each year. The 2019 event will take place Nov. 23. Courtesy photo
Turkeys for all on Nov. 23

Local church plans to give out 1,500 free turkeys.