Linda serves on the Elder’s Council for Lac des Milles Lacs First Nation and is the granddaughter of Chief Suzi, former chief of the Lac des Milles Lacs.
From 1985-1993, Linda was the owner/operator of Northwestern Timber Inc., a contract heavy equipment operator to Buchanan Forest Products and Weyerhaeuser. She then founded and managed the Wild Rose Art Gallery (1993-2002).
From 2003-2006, she was a program coordinator at the Atikokan Native Friendship Centre, Atikokan, ON. Linda then spent seven years as a program director with Shooniyaa Wa-Biitong, a Treaty 3 First Nation funding and training organization in Kenora, Ontario. During this period, Linda was also a member of the Resources Management Advisory Committee (2003-2009).
Linda and her husband, Michael Fogg, are now the owner/ operators of the Sapawe Corner Diner & Motel, a hospitality institution in Northern Ontario.
Linda is nearing the completion of a series of Aboriginal Financial Management courses. She also completed Year 1 of Waterloo University’s Community Economic Development Program and completed a Business Administration Training program offered by BDO Dunwoody.