A native of New York , Lannin was appointed to some four-year term about the CCAC from Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew at 2014, based on the recommendation of then House Minority Leader, currently Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi.
Lannin has been reappointed to another four-year period on the CCAC at 2018 by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Lannin is a former public television producer and manager (KTCA-TV 1968 to 1978) and is now a freelance editor with developed abilities in numismatics.
Lannin holds life memberships in the American Numismatic Association and the American Numismatic Society, to which she had been elected a fellow at 2015 and also a board member at 2017.
Lannin is currently a member of the Royal Numismatic Society, the Swiss Numismatic Society, the San Francisco Ancient Numismatic Society, the Pacific Coast Numismatic Society, and the New York Numismatic Club, where she serves as secretary-treasurer.
Lannin's interest from the advisory committee stems from the childhood love of coin collecting, that had been revived when she bought a Roman denarius once owned by John Quincy Adams, a documented coin collector along with the president of the USA.
Based on her biography in the CCAC site, She's a"member of the Historical Arts Council of the Legion of Honor (San Francisco),'' Ms. Lannin can also be a part of the Asian Art Museum (San Francisco), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, LACMA (Los Angeles), and"She's a volunteer staff member in the Legion of Honor in San Francisco together with all the Historical Arts Council."