Lynn Boswell is a longtime advocate for policies that improve the lives of students and families. She serves as a Trustee for Austin ISD, and she is also a longtime advocate for public schools, students, and families. As a leader of Just Fund It TX, Lynn engages advocates across the state to seek more funding for Texas public schools. She has also served on the City of Austin’s Juvenile Justice Workgroup, the Travis County Census Complete Count Committee, and as president of the Austin Council of PTAs, where she led efforts that earned national recognition for advocacy and equity work in Austin.

After attending public schools in San Antonio, Lynn earned degrees in journalism and Latin American Studies as well as a law degree. She is an award-winning broadcast journalist, with experience as a New York-based producer for NBC News and a series producer for KLRU-TV, Austin’s PBS station. Lynn now makes independent documentaries. She is also a long-time mentor with PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, which elevates student voices in coverage of major national issues. Her work gives her a strong belief in the power of stories and the value of listening to diverse perspectives.