LYNN is the daughter of a space program engineer and grew up in Florida and moved to eastern Washington with her family after high school. She attended Washington State University, graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and working at Boeing for 10 years before becoming a ‘stay at home’ mom after the birth of her third child. Starting with her involvement with cooperative preschool and continuing through high school, with some sports team-mom duty along the way, Lynn has been involved in education-related nonprofit work and served on the Renton School Board from 1991 until 2019. She has been a CISR mentor since 2000, and a board member since 2011. Her other interests are family history research (also know as Ancestry Anonymous) and gardening.