Lynn is excited to be Executive Director of Our Community School. Lynn started in this position on February 1, 2016, as part of a thoughtful, mid-year leadership transition plan crafted by the OCS Board of Directors. A Valley native, Lynn, has considerable experience in education and non-profit management with thirteen years of experience as a teacher and three years in administration, as well as, eight years of experience in local and international non-profit management. Lynn came to this position at OCS after serving on the OCS Board of Directors, part of that time as Vice-Chair and Governance Committee Chair. She has the unique experience of having taught secondary students in a private school, a public school in the Los Angeles area, and an international school in Mexico. Her passion to educate the whole child and to infuse conflict resolution into schools has brought her to OCS and the charter school world. Lynn received a Masters of Arts degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University in Washington, DC. She also holds a Master of Science in Education from National University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of San Diego. She also holds 2 credentials from the state of California in teaching and administration. She is a fierce advocate for the students of OCS, and is mission-driven in all that she does at school. She is honored and grateful to be part of this wonderful community.