Linda’s passion for and dedication to the profession of pharmacy are demonstrated in her devotion to volunteering in support of the profession. Linda served on the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) Board of Directors for 11 years and was the organization’s Chair in 2002. Linda also chaired the OPA Lecture Hall Committee which raised close to $2 million for a lecture hall at U of T’s Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, and was the Co-Founder and Chair of the Faculty’s Golf Classic, which in 10 years raised over half a million dollars for students at U of T. In recognition of her commitment to the university, Linda was presented with the Arbor Award in 2003.
Linda has also been actively involved with the Canadian Foundation of Pharmacy since 2008, serving on the board as well as many of its committees. She was the president in 2012 and again in 2020 before taking on the role of Executive Director in 2023.