Lynne was born in Durban, South Africa and lived in a number of different countries in the Far East and Europe, before emigrating to Canada 14 years ago. She has a Master of Psychology and a Master of Medical Science in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, as well as an Early Childhood Education degree. Her career at the JCC started in 2008 as the Daycare Director, progressing to the Assistant Executive Director position, before being appointed Executive Director in 2015. Lynne has a son and daughter, and two adorable grandsons. Her favourite pastime is hiking.