Lynn Johnson

Lynn JohnsonVice President of Human Resource Services
Lynn Johnson is the Chief Human Resource Officer for State and Research Foundation employees working on the West Campus, in the Health Sciences Center, at Stony Brook Manhattan and Stony Brook Southampton and at the Research& Development Park. She also has oversight of the Labor Relations
functions for Research Foundation and State employees in those same areas.

In this position, she is the Payroll Officer for the entire campus; she oversees payroll services for more than 13,000 employees at Stony Brook University. She has a major role in the Operational Excellence initiative of Project 50 Forward, and is a key member of the Budget Working Group. Lynn Johnson has been an integral member of the Stony Brook University community for more than 20 years, serving in various management positions.

In 2000 she became the Director of Human Resource Services at Stony Brook, and last year was named the Assistant Vice President for Human Resource Services. While Director and then AVP of Human Resource Services, she was responsible for directing the development of online human resources and payroll services; she co-authored the Faculty & Staff Digest and opened a satellite Human Resource Services office on the Stony Brook Medicine campus. Additionally, when Stony Brook University and Battelle Memorial Institute became co-managers of Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), she was an important member of the team responsible for transitioning approximately 3,000 BNL employees to Brookhaven Science Associates. Before joining Stony Brook, she worked for three separate and distinct Local Education Authorities in England. She is a graduate of Hull University in Hull, England, with a Joint Honours degree in English and Latin Literature.