Linda is chair of Ignite NPS, a foundation supporting the development of research and resources that help nonprofit leaders get out in front of change. Prior to this, she had a consulting practice for more than 20 years, working with funders and community-based organizations on governance, leadership, engagement and planning. In collaboration with partners, she developed such resources as CPA publications about board oversight for program evaluation and collaboration; as well as the publication Trends and Forces Reshaping Nonprofit Organizations and the online resources Collaboration Coach; Benchmarks of Excellence for the Nonprofit Sector; Building Nonprofit Networks and A Framework for Success for Nonprofit Federations. Linda was also CEO of IMAGINE Canada and helped create its national social marketing program encouraging giving and volunteering. Linda has a Master’s degree in communications from Boston University.