Lynn Rosenthal, President, The Center for Family Safety and Healing (TCFSH)
Lynn Rosenthal is the President of The Center for Family Safety and Healing. In this capacity, Lynn oversees teams that provide medical care for abused children; counseling and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence; home visiting services for at-risk moms and their babies; and well-child care for children in foster care.
Prior to joining TCFSH, Lynn served as the Policy Director for the Biden Foundation’s Violence Against Women Initiatives. From 2009-2014, Lynn served as the first-ever White House Advisor on Violence Against Women. As a senior advisor to President Obama and then Vice President Biden, Lynn developed new initiatives across the federal government to address sexual assault and domestic violence. She co-chaired the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault and the Federal Interagency Working Group on HIV/AIDS and Violence Against Women. Prior to her federal service, Lynn held leadership positions in local and state domestic violence agencies and was the executive director of the National Network to End Domestic Violence from 2000-2006. Lynn is a social worker by training and an expert in public policy on gender-based violence.
Most recently, Lynn was appointed by Secretary Austin to lead the 90-day Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault in the Military, delivering an extensive report and recommendations to the Defense Department on July 2, 2021.