Lynn Peterson, Sustainable Communities and Transportation Policy Advisor for Governor Kitzhaber, State of Oregon

Lynn Peterson currently serves as Governor John Kitzhaber's Sustainable Communities and Transportation Policy Advisor. Peterson is the former Chair of the Clackamas County Commission and a nationally recognized transportation and land use integration expert. In her role with the Governor's administration, she leads the Governor's policy efforts on transportation initiatives, including high speed rail, freight and highway planning and improvement, the Solar Highway and linking transportation to housing and sustainability. Prior to serving on the Clackamas County Commission, Peterson worked as a transportation consultant and as a Strategic Planning Manager for TriMet. She was also a Transportation Advocate for 1000 Friends of Oregon and a Transportation Planner for Metro. Peterson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of Wisconsin - Madison and two Masters degrees from Portland State University, in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Urban and Regional Planning. She has dedicated her career to building safe and healthy communities.