Lynn Knockwood has over 22 years experience working for First Nations communities in the field of finance. Lynn has been with The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (CMM) since 1992. She has held positions as Finance Clerk and Financial Service Manager at CMM. Prior to her employment at CMM she worked with Mi’kma’ki Development Corporation Housing Services. Lynn holds a Certificate in Business, and has attended many professional development courses pertaining to her field.
In 2005, she was appointed to the senior management team as the Director of Common Services bringing her talents in financial management and intuitive administrative style to the position. In 2010, The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association (AFOA) of Canada was pleased to announceLynn Anne Knockwood as a recipient to receive the AFOA/Xerox Excellence in Aboriginal Leadership Award – community/regional category – for her many years of dedication and leadership in finance. Lynn Knockwood is the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre.