Lina Lumme was raised in Russia and received a Master of Arts degree in Teaching and Linguistics from Adygh State University, Maykop, Russia. Since she immigrated to America in 2003, Lina has been involved with non-profit organizations serving the local community. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Precious Life Shelter, Partnership 4 Solutions Family Resource Center, the Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals, and the Los Alamitos Education Foundation.
Lina has worked at The Youth Center since 2005, and has served as the Executive Director/CEO of The Youth Center since January 2010. In 2010, Lina Lumme was honoree of Life Time Achievement by NPDOC. Lina graduated from both Wells Fargo New Executive Directors Institute and Leadership Academy.
Lina is married to Hans Lumme, a teacher in LBUSD, and they have two children, Cassy and Daniel. They lived in Los Alamitos from 2003 to 2011 and now reside in Lakewood. Lina loves spending time with her family, and enjoys outdoor activities, travelling and photography. She loves leading the Youth Center and expanding its programs and services to better serve local families and children. Lina is dedicated to helping families in need and to leaving a legacy in this community.