Linda is the Director of Human Resources for the State College Area School District. Prior to joining the District in 2014, she worked in a variety of human resources positions at Penn State and was responsible for all aspects of human resources at Georgian Court University. Linda views herself in HR as a strategic business partner with all areas of the organization, providing creative solutions, resolving complex and controversial issues, and improving operational effectiveness. She received her M.P.S. in Human Resources and Employment Relations from Penn State and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources. Additionally, she is a founding member of the College and University Work/Family Association and has served on the Board of Directors, as a National Conference Chair, and as President; furthermore, she is a Student Mentor for the Society of Human Resource Management.