Linda is a graduate of the California Maritime Academy, where she obtained a BS in Marine Transportation. Linda has an unlimited 2nd Mate and a 1600 Master license . She sailed as an officer aboard crude and multi-product tankers. Linda has worked for several different oil majors in commercial marine, vetting and offshore exploration and production roles. Linda spent 5 yrs on the OCIMF committee that developed and implemented the OCIMF OVID program.