Linda was born and raised in Colorado Springs, CO, and moved to Pittsburgh in 1994 with her husband Dale, who is the retired Headmaster of Trinity Christian School. After being trained as a medical assistant and spending 12 years in that field, Linda has worked as a bookkeeper for non-profits for over 30 years. She came to work for Ascension in the Spring of 1996.
Linda was raised in a Christian home and has been a member of the Presbyterian Church in America since she was a teenager. She and her husband have traveled to Belize, Central America annually for the past eleven years to work with the Christian schools and churches of the Presbyterian Church, even spending the entire 2004-05 school year living and working with the high school there. Linda has three married daughters and five grandchildren.