Lynn Malerba - Mohegan Tribe
Chief Lynn Malerba “Mutáwi Mutáhash” (Many Hearts) of the Mohegan Tribe assumed her present position in August 2010. It is a lifetime appointment. Prior to that, she served as chairwoman of the Tribe.
Chief Malerba has brought decades of managerial experience to the various tribal government positions she has held. As Director and later Executive Director of the Tribe’s Health and Human Services department from 1997 until 2005, she was responsible for the development of the department and the programs that directly benefit the membership.
Prior to her employment with the Tribe, Malerba held director and manager positions with Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in New London, Connecticut, and currently serves on its Board of Directors.
She also holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy. Malerba is following in the footsteps of her mother Loretta Roberge, a Tribal “Nonner” (experienced woman of respect and admiration) and former member of the Tribal Council who was involved in the Tribe’s petition for federal recognition which was realized in 1994.
She resides in Uncasville with her husband Paul. They have two daughters, Elizabeth and Angela.