As a Bergen trustee, Flinn draws upon five years of previous governing body experience with the Hillsdale Public School District board of education, where she served two years as vice president until her departure in 2018. Flinn also chaired the finance, negotiation, education, personnel, policy, buildings and grounds and transportation committees on the district’s board. The Hillsdale resident has also served in various leadership capacities in parent/faculty organizations, including as co-president of the Pascack Valley High School and Meadowbrook Elementary School groups.

Flinn co-owns a small business in Lodi and works in the accounts payable department of the Old Tappan Public School District. Her previous experience in financial services includes positions in the pharmaceutical, publishing and consumer products industries. She graduated with a B.S. in business administration/finance from Marist College.