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Adamson, Linda

Linda Adamson - Good Citizen Award 2013Linda Adamson became President of the Board of Directors of the Thunder Bay Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society in 2008.  Since that time, she has stabilized the board, recruited and trained four new board members, developed policy, held strategic planning sessions and provided effective communication between staff and the board. Linda has been successful in writing many grants that have provided the Chapter with revenue to respond to patient service requests, to conduct educational workshops and to implement new programs to assist people with MS.  Linda has secured funding ($81,000) to hire interns to help with office administration and fund raising.  Linda willingly acts as spokesperson for the local MS Society has been interviewed by all local media.  Linda was the keynote speaker at the Northwestern Ontario Physiotherapy Association's AGM, and has made presentations to most of the clubs in town.  Linda is worthy of this award.