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Lynn E. Broaddus

Nonresident Senior Fellow - Metropolitan Policy Program

Lynn Broaddus launched Broadview Collaborative, Inc., an independent consulting practice focused on accelerating sustainable and resilient water practices in the United States, in 2014. This practice builds on her work with The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, where she led a ground-breaking six-year effort to address a wide range of topics on the forefront of water sustainability and resiliency.

Lynn’s earlier career includes nearly twenty years in water and biodiversity management with organizations including Milwaukee Riverkeeper®, The Nature Conservancy and NatureServe. Other work experiences include energy conservation and teaching. She earned her Ph.D. in botany and genetics from Duke University, an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and her bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences from the University of Virginia. Dr. Broaddus is a trustee for the Water Environment Federation, and serves as a nonresident senior fellow with the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution.

She also chairs the boards of the national organization River Network, and is an emeritus member of the Board of Visitors for the Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Lynn and her husband Marc Gorelick live in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Lynn Broaddus launched Broadview Collaborative, Inc., an independent consulting practice focused on accelerating sustainable and resilient water practices in the United States, in 2014. This practice builds on her work with The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, where she led a ground-breaking six-year effort to address a wide range of topics on the forefront of water sustainability and resiliency.

Lynn’s earlier career includes nearly twenty years in water and biodiversity management with organizations including Milwaukee Riverkeeper®, The Nature Conservancy and NatureServe. Other work experiences include energy conservation and teaching. She earned her Ph.D. in botany and genetics from Duke University, an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and her bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences from the University of Virginia. Dr. Broaddus is a trustee for the Water Environment Federation, and serves as a nonresident senior fellow with the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution.

She also chairs the boards of the national organization River Network, and is an emeritus member of the Board of Visitors for the Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Lynn and her husband Marc Gorelick live in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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