Lynne is serving her first term in the Arizona Senate. She was appointed to the Senate seat in January 2013 after serving since January 2007 in the Arizona House of Representatives.
For 28 years, Lynne served as a teacher, instructor and athletic coach in the Yuma Elementary School District Number One. She retired and then returned because the district lacked teachers.
She is the former president of the Yuma Elementary Education Association and is a member of the National Education Association.