Born in Kentucky and raised in New Jersey, Linda later received a BA from the University of North Carolina, in Chapel Hill and an MBA from Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana. Linda and her husband, John David, have five sons, seven grandsons, and one granddaughter. They also have two rescue dogs: Stumpy Joe and Happy Crow!
Since relocating to the Peninsula in 2001, Linda has been an active community volunteer and is presently serving her sixth year on the OPHS Board of Directors. Having served as DIG DEEP Capital Campaign Chair and now in her third year as Board President, she is totally devoted to OPHS where, as she says, “It’s ALL about the Animals!”