Linda Swank supports the Children’s Defense Fund – California in activities related to administration and operations. In addition to office management duties, she provides support to the Executive Director and additional staff/departments as needed. She serves as the California contact for matters relating to IT, HR, and finance and oversees the maintenance and streamlining of processes that keep the organization operating efficiently.
Prior to joining CDF-CA, Linda spent several years working at the intersection of PreK-12 education and publishing. She committed to working in the nonprofit sector after graduating from Boston College and spending the next year as an Americorps volunteer. She is passionate about issues of social justice and human rights both within the United States and on a global scale.