Lynn Valenter is Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations at Washington State University Vancouver. She has responsibility for the areas of budget and accounting, capital planning and development, dining services, facilities operations, human resource services, and public safety.
Valenter holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Washington State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University. She previously held resort industry management positions and was a faculty member at Scottsdale Community College in Arizona. Valenter began her career at WSU Vancouver as the facilities and auxiliary services manager in 1997. She was promoted to director of finance and operations in 1999, then to Vice Chancellor in 2005 and served as Interim Chancellor from 2010-2012.