Lynn Broaddus, president of Broadview Collaborative, Inc. which she formed in 2014 as a platform for advancing sustainable, resilient practices in the water sector. She serves as a strategic advisor and facilitator for private sector, non-profit, and philanthropic clients throughout North America, and is known for bringing new ways of thinking to the crucial environmental challenges of our day. She is recognized as a thought leader advancing concepts of distributed water infrastructure, and for her 2019 report “Opportunities in Distributed Water Infrastructure”.
Prior work includes leading The Johnson Foundation’s environment program from 2008-2014, convening hundreds of leaders to address U.S. water sustainability and resiliency under the umbrella of “Charting New Waters”. Earlier she held leadership roles with Milwaukee Riverkeeper®, The Nature Conservancy and NatureServe, and also has experience in energy conservation and teaching. She earned her Ph.D. from Duke University, her M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and her bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences from the University of Virginia. Lynn also serves as president for the Water Environment Federation, is past chair of River Network’s board, and member emerita (past chair) of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Nelson Institute Board of Visitors. She recently completed three years as a non-resident senior fellow with the Brookings Institution. Lynn is based in Minneapolis, MN.