Lindsey Sin currently serves as the Deputy Secretary for Women Veterans Affairs at the California Department of Veterans Affairs. She was appointed t the position by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on November 22, 2011.
After graduating from high school in her hometown of Sacramento, Lindsey enlisted in the US Navy and served from 1997 until 2005 as a Cryptologic Technician Interpretive in the Arabic language. She completed two flight tours in Rota, Spain during which time she deployed in support of Operations Northern Watch, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom, and Iraqi Freedom, and achieved the rank of Petty Officer First Class.
After separating from the Navy, Lindsey returned to Sacramento and worked as the Lead Certifying Official for veterans services at American River College. She continued her work with veterans at Sacramento State as the Veterans Benefit Advisor and Certifying Official, focusing on developing programs for student veterans. She also served as the Vice President of the Veterans Alumni Association.
Lindsey has a BA in History, Magna Cum Laude, from Sacramento State and an MBA from Drexel University. She and her husband, Matt, recently welcomed their first child, Maxwell.