Linda House joined the Cancer Support Community in February 2012 as Executive Vice President of External Affairs where she oversees the development, communications, and public policy efforts of the national organization. Linda joined CSC with around 30 years of experience working in the cancer care environment, 17 years being direct patient care in the acute and hospice care setting.
Immediately prior to joining CSC, Linda served as Executive Director of St. Vincent Cancer Care in Indianapolis where she led a team of individuals to provide care across the cancer continuum. Prior to that, Linda was Senior Director of Advocacy and Professional Relations for Lilly Oncology working with patient and professional organizations on programs and broad issues related to cancer care.
Linda has served in a variety of roles in the national cancer community including Board Chair for Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization, C-Change Together's Value of Cancer Care and Workforce panels, the National Cancer Institute Director's Consumer Liaison Group, the Education Network to Advance Cancer Clinical Trials Collaborative expert panel, and the patient advisory board for the Patent Resource Cancer Guide to name a few. Linda is also an active volunteer with a number of organizations in her local community.