Lynn Valenter is Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations at Washington State University Vancouver. She has responsibility for the areas of budget and accounting, capital planning and development, dining services, facilities operations, human resource services, and public safety. She previously held resort industry management positions and was a faculty member at Scottsdale Community College in Arizona. Ms. Valenter began her career at WSU Vancouver as the facilities and auxiliary services manager in 1997. She was promoted to director of finance and operations in 1999 then to Vice Chancellor in 20005. She served as Interim Chancellor from 2010-2012. Ms. Valenter was WACUBO President 2015-2016 and Chair of the NACUBO Board of Directors 2019-2020.
Ms. Valenter holds a Master of Business Administration from Washington State University and a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration from Cornell University.