Linda House has a long-standing history with the Cancer Support Community. First she served as a local, affiliate volunteer and now, as President of the headquarters office. In her current role, Linda oversees several areas of CSC including affiliate relations, strategic growth and business development, marketing and communications and the Cancer Policy Institute. Linda joined CSC after many years working in the cancer care environment, several of them being direct patient care in the acute oncology 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 full 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 serves in a variety of advisory roles in the national cancer community including the National Cancer Institute’s National Council of Research Advocates, the Leadership Council for the Academy of Oncology Nurse Navigators, C-Change Together Value of Cancer Care and Workforce panels, the Patient Quality of Life Coalition Steering Committee 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 where she sits on the Board of Directors for the Indianapolis Children’s Choir among others.