Councillor Lynn Decker-Ellsworth

Small Towns Director

Lynn Decker-Ellsworth lives in Roddickton-Bide Arm on the Great Northern Peninsula. She is a teacher with the English School District, currently teaching at H.G. Fillier Academy in Englee. Lynn has been very involved in her community in the many years she has lived there. "I love my hometown and I strive to make this community a happy and viable place for all who choose to call it home. My goal was to make sure my children had a great childhood, as I did growing up in this small town."

Over the years she has taught Girl Guides and Sunday School and has been a member of the school council at Cloud River Academy in Roddickton-Bide Arm. She was very involved with the start-up of the Family Resource Centers in our area. She sat on the Recreation Committee of Roddickton-Bide Arm for many years, rasising money to build a playground and keep the doors open at the local arena and swimming pool. Lynn been an executive member of both successful Come Home Years that Roddickton-Bide Arm has hosted in 1997 and 2013. I sit on the local Harbour Authority and I am a Trustee with the Labrador Grenfell Health Authority. These are just a few of the committees I have served on over the years.

This is my fourth round at Municipal Politics. In the 1997-2001 term I was elected as deputy mayor and in the last part of the term I served as mayor.