Assistant Vice President
Lynn brought over 20 years of conference and event planning experience to RIT when she joined the Office of Government & Community Relations in 2005. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from Florida International University. Currently as Assistant Vice President of Special Events and Conferences, Lynn oversees the conference staff, serves as Director of Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend, and represents the division on various university committees. Much of her responsibilities have a community relations focus with her management annually of RIT’s ever-increasing presence in the Rochester Fringe Festival and in assuming the logistical role for the annual Davis Awards.
Prior to these current roles, Lynn planned and executed a wide array of large-scale university events (both on and off campus) as well as coordinated the United Way Campaign. The RIT community has raised over $4.1M for local charities in the 11 years that she managed the campaign, and the university received multiple awards for exemplary service to the Rochester community: President’s Award (2008 and 2015), Richard P. Miller Award (2010), Student Award – Extraordinary Fundraising (2012), Chairman’s Award (2014). Beginning in 2016, an additional role for Lynn will be as Director of Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend.