Deputy Executive Officer
California Air Resources Board
Lynn Terry has served as a Deputy Executive Officer of the California Air Resources Board since 1997. She oversees a variety of policy and technical programs developed to implement federal Clean Air Act requirements, greenhouse gas emissions reporting requirements, SB 375 planning requirements for sustainable communities, ARBís environmental justice policies, and statewide air quality planning requirements. In addition, Ms. Terry directs the ARBís research and health effects evaluation program.
Ms. Terry previously served as the ARB Assistant Executive Officer and Chief of the Office of Air Quality and Transportation Planning. In that role, she worked closely with Californiaís local air quality districts and transportation agencies on 1994 plans to meet federal air quality standards.
Ms. Terry currently manages a variety of ARB projects and programs including new State Implementation Plans for meeting federal air quality standards, air quality studies in the San Joaquin Valley, federal transportation conformity analyses, air pollution transport assessment and mitigation requirements, federal regional haze plans, development of quantification protocols for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, air quality requirements for planned burns to reduce wildfire risk, emission inventory development for ARB regulations, and community air quality assessments.
Ms. Terry began her career at ARB working on air toxics and risk assessment issues. She is a graduate of the University of California at Davis, where she received an M.S. in Pharmacology and Toxicology, with an emphasis in Environmental Toxicology.