Lynda J. Kerney is a California native who lived in the Palm Springs area for more than 45 years. After earning a Bachelors degree in Communication / Journalism, she wrote for regional newspapers, then worked in the non-profit industry. She finally found her niche in local government administration and returned to college in her 40s to obtain her Masters degree in Public Administration. A strong advocate of community involvement, Lynda has dedicated thousands of hours to civic organizations and charities. Now semi-retired, she continues her habit of international travel and looks forward to settling on the Mayan Riviera.