Linda Clark began census work in the 1970s as a Special Census Supervisor for California’s Population Research Unit in the Department of Finance. In 1980 and 1990, she served as a Regional Technician in the Los Angeles region of the U.S. Census Bureau, monitoring field operations in Southern California offices. In 2000 she became an Area Manager for the Seattle region, supervising field operations for the seven census offices in San Francisco, Alameda, and San Mateo counties.
After a 4-year tour as Team Leader in the Recruiting branch at Census headquarters in Washington, D.C., Linda returned to the West Coast as the Information Services Specialist for the Seattle region and then as Data Dissemination Specialist for the Los Angeles Region, the position she holds today.
Linda has conducted more than 300 data workshops in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Northern California. Interspersed between her early census positions, Linda managed or worked for a variety of non-profit organizations, among them a synagogue and a classical music festival.