Lyn Hikida

Vice President, Corporate Communications and Public Relations
“A stable, safe home provides a foundation for well-being, where people can thrive and reach for their dreams. I’m inspired by MidPen’s commitment to mission and honored to be part of an organization that lives up to its values every day.”

Lyn Hikida joined MidPen in 2023 as Vice President, Corporate Communications and Public Relations. In this role, she oversees the development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of communications and public relations activities to advance MidPen’s mission and strategic objectives.  She has more than 20 years of experience in leading external and internal communications for mission-driven organizations including BRIDGE Housing as well as the Corporation for Supportive Housing, a national intermediary that helps communities create housing with services to prevent and end homelessness.

Lyn holds a BA in Asian Studies and English from Tufts University and is a graduate of the Radcliffe Publishing Course. Since 2009, she has served as an advisory council member of REDF, an organization that supports employment social enterprises to help people break through barriers to employment. Beyond work, Lyn loves to try out recipes, explore new places with her husband and two sons, and maintain her Duolingo language-learning streak (2,459 days and counting).

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