Vice President for University Operations
Vice President for University Operations, Chief Financial Officer
Lynn Johnson serves as Vice President for University Operations and Chief Financial Officer overseeing administrative departments including Facilities Management, inclusive of Parking and Transportation Services and Central Receiving and Mail Services, Business and Financial Services which includes Procurement Services, the Office of Budgets, Human Resources, inclusive of Talent Development and the Employee Assistance Program, and Safety and Risk Services, inclusive of Environmental Health Services, Policy Office, Clery Compliance, Risk Management and Insurance, Public Safety and the CSU Police Department. Lynn 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.
Lynn 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 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. Lynn lives in Loveland with her husband and has two sons, one of which is a graduate of CSU’s College of Business and the other is a graduate of CSU’s Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program.