Linda Johnson has been active with the League since 1980. She's served on local and state boards in four communities and two states. Since moving to Leavenworth, KS, with her husband, Carl, Linda has been instrumental in starting the League of Women Voters Leavenworth County. More recently, Linda has been the secretary on the Kansas board as well as an MLD state coach before becoming a Ruth S. Shur Fellow in 2013.

Linda and her husband Carl have two adult daughters – one in Seattle and one in Leavenworth. Linda and Carl enjoy playing bridge, square dancing, attending theatre, reading, walking, singing in choir, and working together outdoors. Linda’s professional life was in social work, in a wide variety of settings – hospitals, inpatient mental health, nursing homes, ethics center, managed care organization. For the last decade or so of her career, she was in administration and teaching. 

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