Judi M. Lynch, director of special initiatives in the Office of the Dean at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech, has been named to First Lady Maureen McDonnell's advisory council to support the First Lady's Initiatives Team Effort (FLITE).

The First Lady's Initiatives Team Effort, which was launched in late April, will recognize programs, activities, organizations and individuals who embody the ideal of creating a Commonwealth of Opportunity in their communities. FLITE will bring attention to the work being done by people around the state, specifically focused on preventative healthcare, economic development, military families, and women’s issues, that leaves the commonwealth a better place for future generations.

Lynch has been with the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine since 2003 where she has served as director of special initiatives and director of outreach. She also worked in the College of Engineering as director of undergraduate recruitment and for the Virginia Tech Alumni Association as the student and alumni programs coordinator.

She received her bachelor’s degree from Longwood College and a master’s degree and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech.

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