Lynn Hennigar’s position supports the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia’s focus on the mobilization of philanthropy across Nova Scotia, particularly in rural communities where the possibilities of philanthropy are not fully realized.

Throughout her career Lynn has been an effective community change maker. She has been active with the Lunenburg County Community Fund and a strategist with its committee NOW Lunenburg County for more than three years.

After more than 30 years in the newspaper industry, Lynn sold her family publishing company Lighthouse Publishing Limited to Advocate Printing and Publishing Limited in August of 2015. She continued as publisher of the award winning Lunenburg County community newspaper The Progress Bulletin until March 31, 2017.