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Council Member Linda L Blackburn

Linda BlackburnLinda L. Blackburn

 

 

PROFILE:

Born in Washington, North Carolina
Raised in South Georgia and Florida
Graduated from High School in New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Moved to Ahoskie, North Carolina in 1993

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Inpatient & Outpatient Adult/Geriatric Psychiatric Therapy – 17 years
  • Outpatient Geriatric Therapy – 10 years
  • Grief & Bereavement Counseling – 12 years
  • Former owner of Ahoskie Behavioral Counseling, Ahoskie, NC
  • Director of Hertford County Office of Aging
  • Adjunct Professor, Shaw University, Ahoskie Cape Center
  • Former CEU Instructor for Cross Country Education Seminars in Grief & Bereavement

 

EDUCATION

  • East Carolina University – Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • Concentration in Health & Aging with a focus on Indirect Social Work Practice to include policy & program development, research, and community development
  • East Carolina University – Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
  • Concentration on General Social Work Practice
  • Completed a three-year practicum and examination in Licensed Clinical Social Work.
  • Currently holds a license in Clinical Social Work from the North Carolina Social Work
  • Certification & Licensure Board

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Past President of the Ahoskie Rotary Club
  • Board Chair for the Hertford County Emergency Food & Shelter Board
  • Former Trustee at Chowan College
  • Member of the First Baptist Church of Ahoskie
  • Member of the Hertford County Partnership Committee for Older Adults
  • Former Board Member, Roanoke-Chowan Community Health Center
  • Former Mayor of Ahoskie

 

FAMILY:

Enjoys spending time with family, friends and two dogs as well as painting, writing
and golf.