Lynnette Sumpter serves in a Public Sector Seat representing state Representative Chynah Tyler. Sumpter is a 7th generation Bostonian and retired from the Boston Police Department after 33 years. She has taught criminal justice at Roxbury Community College and volunteers at the Boys and Girls Club after-school program. Sumpter received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Boston State College/UMass Boston and a Master’s in Criminal Justice from Boston University.
Sumpter joined the ABCD Board of Directors in 2018, and she serves as a member of the Health Services Committee.