Linda Jacobs

has served as the Chief Executive Officer with Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) since 2002. CVNL advances nonprofits and volunteerism by strengthening leadership, encouraging innovation, and empowering individuals in the Marin community. Linda has 35 years’ experience in nonprofit management, working with both local and national organizations on a diversity of issues. She is a frequent presenter and facilitator on issues and trends in the nonprofit sector and consults with nonprofits on board governance, executive transition, and leadership development.

Linda is the Board President of the California Association of Nonprofits (CAN), a Board Member for the Marin Economic Forum (MEF) and Marin County School to Career Partnership, and a member of the HandsOn Network Affiliate Assembly. She is a former appointee to the Marin County Women’s Commission, past President of the Marin National Organization for Women, and a former member of the Marin Independent Journal Editorial Board and the Marin Red Cross Leadership Council. In 2011, Linda was inducted into the Marin Women’s Hall of Fame. Linda graduated from University of South Florida and is a graduate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management. Linda has lived in Marin County since 1978.

Email: ljacobs@cvnl.org
Phone: 415.479.5710 x300