Picture of Lynn JohnsonLynn Johnson
Vice President for University Operations

Lynn Johnson serves as Vice President for University Operations overseeing administrative departments such as

  • Business and Financial Services
  • Central Receiving and Mail Services
  • Colorado State University Police Department
  • Environmental Health Services
  • Facilities Management
  • Human Resources
  • Office of Budgets
  • Office of Policy and Compliance/Safety and Risk Services
  • Parking and Transportation Services
  • Procurement Services
  • Risk Management and Insurance
  • Talent Development

Lynn Johnson also serves as the liaison to the Administrative Professional Council and State Classified Personnel Council, oversees many University initiatives and programs such as Commitment to Campus, Strategic Partnerships, and serves on the board of the Semester at Sea program. As CFO, her primary focus is to ensure the integrity of the financial processes and reporting of the University.

She previously served as the University Controller and the Director of Business and Financial Services as well as the Director of Sponsored Programs. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Texas Arlington.

Lynn Johnson is a Certified Public Accountant and spent several years in public accounting with KPMG and served as the CFO for a non-profit cancer research center in Denver prior to joining CSU in 2003.

She lives in Loveland with her husband and has two sons, both of whom are graduates of CSU; one from the College of Business and the other from the Mechanical Engineering Program.



Contact the Vice President for University Operations

Email: operations@colostate.edu
Phone: (970)491-5258