Lynn Fields Harris


Lynn Fields Harris has served on the ARTZ Philadelphia Board since 2019. She became Board Chair in 2020.

Lynn is the founder and Chief Executive Officer/President of Commonwealth Consultants, Inc., with expertise in aging services, non-profit leadership, and advocacy at the state and local levels of government. She holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

From 2003-2018, Lynn served as Executive Director of Center in the Park, a nationally-accredited senior community center and social services agency in Northwest Philadelphia. Through her leadership, the Center became a model for evidence-based health and wellness programs and award-winning participatory research partnership initiatives.

In addition to having served on the National Council On Aging (NCOA) Board, as a Past Chair of the National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) and the PA State Council on Aging, Lynn remains actively engaged as a member of the Boards of Directors of Chestnut Hill Hospital/Tower Health and the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging.

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