Linda is a social worker and health care leader with 30 years of experience in progressive leadership positions in a variety of health and social services settings including Baycrest Health Sciences, Sunnybrook Health Sciences and The Anne Johnston Community Health Centre.
Linda has served as a member and chair of numerous volunteer boards and health-planning committees and task groups. Linda completed her undergraduate degree at Renison College, at the University of Waterloo. She graduated with a Masters in Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University and has completed the Advanced Health Executive Leadership program at the Rotman School of Management. Spending her teenage years as a tenant in Toronto Community Housing and working with people experiencing many different health and social issues has helped Linda to appreciate the importance of housing on quality of life and well-being.