Lindsey is proud to have attended North Carolina public schools her entire life. She graduated from the University of North Carolina Asheville as a Teaching Fellow Scholar, earning a degree in Sociology and a high school teaching license. Lindsey taught Special Education and Social Studies in Buncombe County Schools for six years. There she developed deep connections with the community, while learning more about the challenges that face our schools and our families. After earning her Master’s in Public Affairs from Western Carolina University, Lindsey returned to UNCA where she counsels incoming transfer students and works with local community colleges.
Lindsey has also been consistently involved in local political and community work. She has served in various roles mainly focused on voter education. She has led trainings on registering voters and organized candidate forums in various parts of the county, working to improve access to the civic process.
Lindsey and her husband Eric live in Candler with their dog Maeby, riding bicycles and hiking trails whenever they can.