Charmaine Lyn leads the Office of Community Engagement in its mandate to support and promote community-engaged scholarship, community-based research and community-engaged learning at Concordia. She is the administrative lead on the university’s strategic priority to “embrace the city".
She also serves as one of two special advisors to Concordia’s provost and VP of Academic Affairs on Indigenous Directions.
Lyn is an experienced university administrator, having led admissions and recruitment for two professional programs at McGill University. As a first-generation university attendee and a lawyer by training, Charmaine has a particular interest in dismantling unnecessary barriers to higher education for marginalized populations.