Lynn BurdittEmail Lynn
Forest Service Area Manager
Lynn represents the Secretary of Agriculture as a non-voting member of the Gorge Commission. She began her role as Scenic Area Manager in January 2012. Prior to her current assignment, Lynn held positions as the Deputy Forest Supervisor on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, District Ranger on the Willamette NF (OR), and District Ranger on the Flathead NF (MT). She had the opportunity to serve as Acting Scenic Area Manager during 2010. Lynn has worked for the Forest Service 39 years in a variety of positions in Minnesota, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, California, and North Carolina. A highlight of her career was the opportunity to work at Mount St Helens following the 1980 eruption. Lynn has extensive experience in collaborative efforts and public/private partnerships.
Lynn has a BS in Outdoor Recreation Resource Management & Forest Management from Iowa State University as well as an MF in Forestry (Oregon State University) and an MA in Conflict Resolution (Antioch University).