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Lennea D. Magnus, American community development planner.


Magnus, Lennea D. was born on March 25, 1953 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Richard Neal Magnus and Lanna Lee Pierson.


Bachelor in Health Services Management, Whitworth College, 1989.


Coordinator Northwest Regional Food Network, Spokane, Washington, 1987—1988. Fund development manager Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Tacoma-Pierce County, 1990—1996. Planning manager South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency, Shelton, 1996—1998.

Grantwriter/planner Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, Oakville, 1997—1998, director of planning, since 2000. Grant specialist City of Tacoma, 1998—2000. Principal DLM Consulting, Tacoma, 1990—2000.


Member Thurston Regional Planning Council, Olympia, Washington, 2001—2003, vice chair, 2004. Commissioner Tacoma Arts Commission, 1993—1996, president, 1994, 1995. Member Coalition for the Prevention of Adolescent Pregnancy, 1990—1997.

Member, procedures and operation committee chair Family Opportunity Council, Spokane, 1987—1989. Member Arts Together, Tacoma, 1996—1997. Chair Pierce County Northwest Development Officers Association, 1996—1999.

Member Northwest Development Officers Association, Seattle, 1989—1999. Founding member Pierce County Northwest Development Officers Association, Tacoma, 1992—1999.


  • Other Interests

    Quilting, cooking, travel.


Married Thomas John Peters, September 15, 1977 (divorced December 8, 1992). Children: Joshua Peters, Stefan Peters, Raissa Larson, Adena Peters, Natalie Peters. Married John Robert Paulk, December 28, 1992.

Children: Robert Paulk, Stephanie Paulk, Gina Paulk.

Richard Neal Magnus

Lanna Lee Pierson

Thomas John Peters

John Robert Paulk

Joshua Peters Magnus

Stefan Peters Magnus

Raissa Larson Magnus

Adena Peters Magnus

Natalie Peters Magnus

Robert Paulk Magnus

Stephanie Paulk Magnus

Gina Paulk Magnus