Mrs. Vanessa Lynch

Vanessa Lynch  
Vanessa Lynch began her term on the Fox Chapel Area School Board in December 2019. She has a bachelor of arts degree in English literature from Purdue University and a master's of education in community counseling from the College of William and Mary. Mrs. Lynch worked for many years in nonprofit organizations in the fields of mental health and advocacy with children and families. She also helped to launch her family’s small business, where she specialized in networking and marketing. Currently, Mrs. Lynch does advocacy work as a field organizer/state coordinator for a national organization focused on children’s health and clean air.

Mrs. Lynch has two children in the Fox Chapel Area schools. She has volunteered in numerous capacities within the school district and continues to support the arts in Fox Chapel through her volunteer work. Mrs. Lynch reports she is “proud to serve the needs of our children and the community to create a vibrant and collaborative environment in which our students can continue to excel – academically, socially, and emotionally.”