Lyn is the senior Administrator in the Promoting Excellence team, in which she has responsibility for the administration and managment of the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Education, the ANU Education Grants and Fellowships, as well as ANU applications for the Australian Government's national grants, fellowships and awards schemes. Lyn is the Institutional Contact Officer in ANU for the national awards and grants schemes.
After gaining qualifications as a high school teacher Lyn taught at a number of secondary schools in Melbourne in the areas of art, textiles and photography, and managed the Creative Arts department at one school. She later ran her own small art and design business. Since coming to Canberra in the late 90's, Lyn has managed both retail and hospitality businesses while continuing her interest in art and design.
Lyn joined the ANU in 2004 as the Centre Administrator in the Centre for New Media Arts (CNMA), and later moved to the Centre for Educational Development and Academic Methods (CEDAM) in the role of Student Administrator and Awards Administrator, and also took on the management and development of the website.
In 2012 the centre became the Centre for Higher Education, Learning and Teaching (CHELT) and her role changed to a position as the Senior Administrator in the Promoting Excellence team in CHELT. Lyn has responsibility in administering and managing the education awards, grants, and fellowships schemes. She also manages the website for CHELT, along with other design-based and desktop publishing work.