Linda is Vice President of Program Development and Impact for Meals on Wheels America and Project Director for the National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging.
As a registered dietitian, she has more than 30 years of work experience focused on nutrition and older adults in nursing home and community-based settings. The vast majority of her career includes Older Americans Act-funded nutrition programs in which she has served in a variety of roles: as the State Nutritionist for the Texas Department on Aging; Executive Director of a Senior Nutrition Program; and Nutrition Program Manager for an Area Agency on Aging.
Linda has held numerous volunteer leadership positions, including serving as Chair of the Meals on Wheels America Board of Directors and Chair of Healthy Aging, a practice group of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
She received her B.S. Degree in Food and Nutrition from the University of Missouri and her M.A. in Adult Education/Human Resource Development from the University of Texas-Austin. Linda completed her Dietetic Internship at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX.