Through her community leadership and professional achievements, Lynn has contributed to the health and vitality of the Truckee Meadows and Washoe County for many years. A native Nevadan, born in White Pine County, Lynn has spent most of her of her adult life in Reno. She has held leadership positions with Sierra Pacific Power Co. (now Nevada Energy), Harrah’s, as Director of Public Affairs, and Washoe Health System (now Renown Health). A consummate community activist, Lynn is most proud of being a founding member of the Nevada Women’s Fund.
Lynn Atcheson was interviewed on August 10, 2017 by the Nevada Women’s History Project through a grant from the Robert Z Hawkins Foundation.