BC Association of Community Response Networks

Linda Martens

Linda Martens

Linda Martens

linda.martens@bccrns.ca

Linda Martens currently lives on the traditional and unceded lands of the Secwepemc specifically the lands of the Tsq’escenemc (Canim Lake).

Linda moved to 100 Mile House in 2013 from Fort St John BC and is currently serving her 3nd term as a School Board Trustee and her 1st term as a Director for the Williams Lake and District Credit union. She is an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion Forest Grove Branch 261 and the South Cariboo Equestrian Society.

Linda is pleased to be a part of the BC Association of Community Networks and is committed to provide support for vulnerable adults. Linda has previous experience as the Outreach Coordinator for the Fort St John Literacy Society and worked at the Salvation Army as a case manager and shelter supervisor. Linda provided an environment of compassion and support to help individuals.

In addition, Linda is a retired Captain in the Canadian Forces. Linda was awarded the Long Service medal and spent 19 years working with cadets (RCACC). Linda has also been awarded, due to her work with the Legion and RCACC, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. This medal serves to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.

Linda is a woman of integrity and able to make tough calls when necessary. She can balance rules and regulations but is flexible and empathetic. Integrity, compassion, and equality are core values to Linda, and she is confident they will serve her well in supporting and representing the BC CRN.

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