Board Member

Lynn Schrayer

Lynn Sachse Schrayer is originally from Detroit and has lived with her husband Skip in the Chicago area for over 26 years. She is a Young Leadership Award recipient in both communities. Lynn is a tax attorney who has chosen to spend the last 28 years as a Jewish philanthropist.  Lynn served on the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Jewish United Fund Women’s Board from 1993-1999 upon her move from Detroit to Chicago.  She served as National Co-Chair of the UJA National Young Leadership Cabinet in 1998-1999 and Co-Chaired the National Washington Conference during her nine years on UJA YLC.  Lynn has held several officer positions at her synagogue, North Suburban Synagogue Beth El in Highland Park, Illinois, including a term as President from 2007-2009. She is a University of Michigan graduate and served a full term on the Board of Trustees of the University of Michigan Hillel, ending June 30, 2020. Lynn served on the Board of Directors of Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools, from 2016-2019. Lynn is currently the Second Past President of Rochelle Zell Jewish High School (formerly Chicagoland Jewish High School) having served as President of the Board of Directors from 2015-2017.  She also serves as President of the school’s Endowment Fund. Lynn and Skip have three children.  Their two older children, Annie and Eli, are graduates of the University of Michigan and live in Chicago and New York respectively.