Lynn Gilmore Canton serves as the Regional Administrator, Region II. She brings a long history with FEMA to her new position-she served as Regional Director for Region II from 1995-2000, when she transitioned to Washington, to serve as the agency's executive director. Most recently, she worked to ensure transparency and accountability as the Deputy Comptroller for the New York State Division of State Government Accountability.
Canton's vast governmental management and budgetary expertise was enhanced by her long service to the state of New York where she provided oversight in offices ranging from the New York State Division of Youth, to the New York State Division of the Budget, to the New York State Executive Chamber. She holds master's and bachelor's degrees from the State University of New York at Albany.