Advocacy, Board member, Policy, Politics, Public Administration, Psychology, Volunteer
Lynna Do went to school at Pinole Valley High School and graduated in 1994. During her time at PVHS, she was on the City of Pinole’s Youth Commission, and during her tenure, she served as Vice-Chair of the Commission. Ms. Do graduated from University of San Francisco in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics, and a minor in Business. In 2003, she obtained her Master’s in Public Administration also from USF. She has her Master of Philosophy in Research and is working on finishing her Ph.D. in Psychology from Walden University. She used to be a member of the Alameda County Mental Health Board, City of Dublin Planning Commission, City of Fremont Community Block Grant Commission, and City of Pinole Youth Commission. As a member of the National Society on Leadership and Success, she has earned certificates in Advanced and Executive Leadership.
Ms. Do worked for several elected officials, including Senator Dianne Feinstein, Mayor Willie L. Brown, Jr., City and County of San Francisco Supervisor Leland Yee, and Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss. She also worked on Governor Gavin Newsom’s first campaign for Mayor of San Francisco. She has always been active in her community throughout her life. She was a member of the East Bay Young Democrats, holding Executive Board offices while she was a member. Ms. Do has been a delegate to the California State Democratic Convention three times. She is a member of the Women’s Caucus, LGBT Caucus, and the Asian Pacific Islander Caucus.
Ms. Do has always been involved and interested in politics. She was selected to be an essayist in a book compilation titled, “She’s Out There: 35 Women under 35 Who Wants to Be President of the United States.” She has written several papers revolving around Asian-Americans and Politics, LGBT and Politics, and political staffing.
Ms. Do is serving as an At-Large Director for the Association of Junior Leagues International Board of Directors. Ms. Do is also a sustainer with the Junior League of Palo Alto Mid-Peninsula, having transferred back to her original League following her tenure as President of the Junior League of Oakland East Bay. She transferred there in Spring 2013, where she has served in the capacity of President, President-elect, President-elect-elect, Senior/Junior State Public Affairs Committee (SPAC) delegate, and chair of the Public Affairs Committee. She began her League membership with the Junior League of Palo Alto Mid-Peninsula; where she served on the Board of Directors; also, was the Senior/Junior SPAC Delegate, and member of the Advocacy and Provisional Committees. She was a member of the Junior League of San Francisco for a year and served on the Child Abuse Prevention Committee.
Since becoming a member of Delta Phi Epsilon International Sorority (DPhiE) in 1995, she has been an active member, holding the position of Vice-President of Membership as a collegiate. Ms. Do has served as Membership Recruitment Advisor, National Development Corporation Board member, member of the Nominating Committee, Chapter Advisor, and now as a member of the International Governing Board. On the Board, she chairs Committee on Trans and Non-Binary Women Inclusion, and the Legislative Advocacy Committee. Ms. Do used to represent DPhiE on the Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee Board.
She is currently serving on the California Occupational Therapy Board as a general member.