Lynne grew up in a military family and moved from San Diego to attend Fresno State, where she graduated in 1977. She moved to Clovis after college, became a homeowner in 1978 and has been involved in our Clovis community ever since. Her long history of community service in Clovis began on the City’s Personnel Commission (1987-89) and Planning Commission (1989-2000), with three terms as Chairperson.
Lynne was first elected to the Clovis City Council in 2001, where she has served continuously since that time, being re-elected in 2005, 2009 and 2013. Lynne served as Mayor of Clovis from 2003-2005 and again from 2013-2015.
In her professional capacity, Lynne holds the position of Vice President of Population Health and Community Engagement for Community Medical Centers (CMC). She has earned both a Bachelor and a Master’s Degree from California State University, Fresno and a Master’s Degree in Peacemaking and Conflict Studies from Fresno Pacific University. Lynne is also a Registered Dietitian.
Together Lynne and her husband, Jeff, have five grown children and six grandchildren.