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Todd Silver


Todd, along with his brother Scott, owns the JL Darling LLC, that produces Rite in the Rain, waterproof writing tools used by loggers, firefighters, and anyone else who needs to write while it’s raining. He is a local, graduating from Puget sound University in 1975. After college, he worked in Australia running the Darwin branch of Wycliffe Bible Translators, helping to translate the Bible into aboriginal languages. After returning to the states. he and his brother joined their father in the running of JL Darling.

In addition to his busy life running his company, Todd serves the Tacoma/Pierce County YMCA on their Board, serves on the Forest Foundation board, and has been leading the efforts to establish Waterway Park on the Foss for over 20 years. He also has led volunteers for the Young Life food stand at the Fair for many years. He even staffs a checkpoint for the Iditarod Sled Dog race.