Linda Oldford spent 35 years in a career with the Federal Government-Service Canada. During that time she was a union activist and held many positions, including three terms as the Public Service Alliance of Canada's Director for Women. Ms. Oldford is 1st vice-president of the Newfoundland and Labrador 50+ Federation and chairs the 50+ Club in Burnside, the Recreation and Wellness Committee and the Crime Prevention Committee. She is the 50+ Representative on the Central Wellness Board, as well as a member of the Burnside Community Association and the Anglican Church Women. Ms. Oldford has a keen interest and involvement in Aboriginal culture and is a member of the St. John's Native Friendship Centre.