Meet Lynn Deutsch


Lynn Deutsch has served as a Dunwoody City Council Member since 2011 and Mayor Pro-Tem since 2017.  She is a problem solver who has listened to concerns and feedback from residents and has worked towards solutions by building consensus.

After graduating from the University of Texas with bachelors’ degrees in Government and Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin,  she earned a master’s degree in City Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a graduate certificate in Gerontology from Georgia State University.

Lynn has worked tirelessly to improve her community. Before her election to the Dunwoody City Council, Lynn served on the Dunwoody Planning Commission and boards of her neighborhood Women’s Club as well as the Dunwoody Homeowners Association.  Lynn was Council Chair at Chesnut, School and served in a variety of leadership roles at Chesnut, Dunwoody Elementary, Peachtree and Dunwoody High School.  

A long-time education advocate,  Lynn was appointed by then-Governor Sonny Perdue to the Master Teacher and Academic Coach Implementation Committee as his parent representative. She also served as the Vice-Chair of the Citizen Planning Task Force for DeKalb County Schools.

She has been married to her husband, Barry, for 31 years. They have three wonderful children; Benjamin, Michael, and Rebecca.  Boomer our rambunctious dog is a big fan of the Brook Run Dog Park.

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