Linda has been with TREC since 2010 developing leaders and teams through forums, webinars, and a variety of other programs, including the Stepping up to Leadership Program and the Women in Leadership Forum. Linda has been working in the field of education and human development for the past 25 years. She has facilitated management and executive leadership teams, specializing in experiential education, change management, leadership development and organizational culture optimization for the past 18 years. The core philosophy at the heart of her consultancy is the idea of continually “choosing growth over fear,” as her mentor Larry Wilson put it. Linda received her B.A. in philosophy from Albion College in Michigan, and Masters in Theology and Education from Harvard University where she studied Liberation Theology and the role of individual leadership in large-scale social change. Her diverse past work experience includes 5 years of work in the Women’s Studies department at Harvard University, assisting in setting up and running one of the first HIV/AIDs outreach and educational programs in the West Indies, and serving on the board for a no-kill animal rescue sanctuary, with a special passion for rehabilitating abandoned, neglected or abused domestic wolves and wolf-dogs. She makes her home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.