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Lynn Hubbard

Trustee, Wilson Center

    Professional affiliation

    Environmental Advocate

    Full Biography

    Lynn Hubbard has combined her legal background and commitment to civic engagement to advance the arts, sustainable transportation, and environmental conservation. As a Director and Board President of the Seattle International Film Festival, Hubbard successfully led the 47-year-old institution through the COVID-19 crisis while helping to strengthen the organization’s long-term financial position. She also served as a mayoral appointee to Seattle’s Transit Advisory Board, where she made recommendations and helped facilitate city policies, plans, and projects relating to transit, including capital improvements, mobility, and operations. She is currently a member of Puget Sound Energy’s Beyond Net Zero Carbon Advisory Committee, Director of the Northwest Shipwreck Alliance, and Advisor to the Northwest Conservation Fellows.

    Hubbard’s experience serving as a USCG-licensed First Mate on recreational diving boats sparked her interest in admiralty law. After graduating from Tulane Law School, she practiced maritime law and litigation before pursuing a variety of ventures, including co-founding a media start-up and serving as an Executive Legal Search Consultant. A daughter of a career military officer, Hubbard grew up all over the U.S. and abroad. She currently resides in the Pacific Northwest.