Lynn McDowell is Director of Planned Giving/Philanthropy for the Alberta Conference. Besides overseeing wills and planned giving, she directs fundraising for conference projects. Lynn practiced law before coming to philanthropy in 2001 and completed her Certified Specialist in Planned Giving designation in 2002. As manager of the Conference’s Bridge Campaign to build an Adventist high school for First Nations in Canada, Lynn celebrated the opening of Mamawi Atosketan Native School’s high school campus this September 25% of which funds came from First Nations individuals. She is a graduate of Walla Walla College and Loma Linda University, and published in The Journal of Planned Giving.