Linda Giersdorf is serving her first term on the board. She is Co-chair of the Diversity Committee and a member of the Program Operation’s Committee. Prior to her retirement in December 2018, she was Executive Director of the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging. Linda was raised on a dairy farm near West Concord, MN. This instilled in her a love of rural Minnesota and a passion to ensure rural older adults have access to the support and services they need to maintain their independence and their ability to live in the setting of their choice.