Lynnette is originally from Alberta and has been very proud to call Cranbrook home for more than twenty-five years. Dedicating her career to the non-profit field, Lynnette has worked with a variety of organizations throughout the East Kootenay region. Lynnette is an active community volunteer, including her role as Cranbrook Sunrise Rotary Club President in 2020-2021 as well as her service on the Steller Vista Credit Union Board (previously East Kootenay Community Credit Union) since 2016. Lynnette has a B.A. in Psychology as well as an M.Ed. in Adult, Community, and Higher Education. She is also an Accredited Canadian Credit Union Director and has earned her ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Lynnette and her husband, Ross, keep busy with their children’s activities, as well as playing hockey, cycling, and enjoying the beauty of the local area. Lynnette believes in the power of community and sees her role with the Community Foundation as an amazing opportunity to make a lasting positive impact. Lynnette joined CFKR in May 2017.