Lynn manages Imagine Canada’s Standards Program and has been collaborating with sector colleagues across the country to shape its development and growth since 2009. She is a nonprofit professional and trained career coach with 20 years experience working within community-based and national charities. Her background is in the area of governance, leadership development and coaching, social enterprise, youth employment and training, transitional housing, environmental education, staff management, and volunteer engagement. She values the charitable sector’s strength as a catalyst for change and believes that collaborative leadership, focused efforts, accountability, and transparency combined with generative thinking contribute to sustainable organizations and thriving communities in Canada and abroad. Lynn has an Honours B.A. in Sociology from the University of Toronto and a diploma in Career and Work Counselling from George Brown College. She has an interest in ecology and is endlessly fascinated by the clever adaptations of usual and unusual creatures.