Lyn Dutson

Title: Theater Educator
Company: Mesa Community College Arizona
Location:  Tempe, Arizona, United States


  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • AriZoni Adjudicator (2010-Present)
  • Assistant for the Blind (driver, shopper, and financial assistant, 2009-Present)
  • Class 6 Theater Company (board member, treasurer, 2010-2012)
  • Common Cause
  • Costume Society of America
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • League of Women Voters
  • Indian relief charities
  • Mesa Community College Arizona, (Faculty Senate President, 2005-2006) (Faculty Senate President-Elect, 2004-2005) (Faculty Senator, 1982-2006)
  • National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAACH)
  • National Museum of the American Indian
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts
  • National Park Foundation
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America®
  • Sierra Club
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Southern Poverty Law Center
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc. (USITT)
  • Women for Women International


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2021, 2018)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Inductee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Inductee, Who’s Who of Professional Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018)
  • Recipient, Faculty Service Award, Mesa Community College (2007)
  • Recipient, Arizona Award (2002)
  • Recipient, Arizona Theatre Alliance Award (2000)
  • Who’s Who Among American Teachers (2004)

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