Lynda Wrenn, candidate for District 4 Pittsburgh Public School board director, is a parent of four students: two PPS graduates now in college and two first year students at Pittsburgh Allderdice. She has been active in Pittsburgh schools for many years, serving as president of the Linden K-5 PTO, classroom volunteer, tutor, and as a member of the PSCC (Parent School Community Council). She has also been involved at the district level, serving on the Summer Dreamers Academy and the Gifted Education task forces.
She holds a Masters in Teaching from Chatham University and did her student teaching at Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 on the Northside. Most recently, she worked in marketing and advertising as a project manager at Fireman Creative, giving her business, management and marketing experience. Her work as a research coordinator for the HEALTHY study took her into Pittsburgh’s middle schools to study childhood obesity. After graduating from college with a degree in Economics, she worked as the Assistant to the Financial Vice President and Treasurer at Radcliffe College (Harvard University), where she was responsible for fiscal reporting.
Lynda is extremely engaged in the community, having served as a president of the Point Breeze community organization, and on committees for the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Chatham Baroque, The Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, and the National Council of Jewish Women (where she recently completed a Leadership Development Program). She currently serves as an Allegheny County Democratic Committeewoman in the 14th Ward.