Changes at Edmonds Conference Center and uLearn/ArtsNow programs


After seven year as the Director of Community Education (which includes uLearn/ArtsNow and Creative Retirement Institute) and the Edmonds Conference Center, Gretchen Johnston is retiring at the end of this week. Mary Heffernan will be taking over Johnston’s duties. She can be reached at

Heffernan is assisted by Program Coordinator Lisa Jonesmoore, who assists in coordinating educational programing and instructors and the gallery exhibits, which are featured in the monthly Edmonds Art Walk. Her email is

Buddy Todd, previously the program coordinator and registrar, is the marketing manager for uLearn/ArtsNow as well as the Edmonds Conference Center. His email is

Kathy Schumer recently joined the uLearn/ArtsNow staff as registrar. She can be reached at

You can also call uLearn/ArtsNow at 425-640-1243 or email general questions to


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