Lynn Fields Harris

BOARD CHAIR


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.

Photograph of Lynn Fields Harris