Lynette serves as Director of the Office of Research Development and Education (ORDE) at the University of Colorado Denver (UCD). She has been with the University over 15 years in various capacities and has presented to a variety of audiences on the topics of fund searching, proposal development and sponsored programs administration.
Prior to joining CU, Lynette spent twelve years in the Research Office at Washington University in St. Louis. Her primary responsibility there was to assist faculty in locating funding sources for upcoming research projectst. She also kept faculty and University administrators up-to-date on current sponsored programs issues and opportunities through research-oriented newsletters, presentations and other venues. While at Wash U, she saw research funding grow from $100 million annually to over $400 million.
Before going into research administration, Lynette taught sociology at the college level for ten years.
Lynette received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Sociology from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville.