Linda has been an employee of the Blandin Foundation since February 1988, holding positions as conference coordinator, grants manager and currently program officer-grants management. Her role on the grants team includes grant review, management of the Education Awards program and oversees grants monitoring and compliance. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Management from St. Scholastica and a mini-MBA from the University of St. Thomas. Linda currently serves on Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation’s grant committee and on the steering committee for the Minnesota Grants Managers Network. Linda and her family live in Coleraine.