Linda Santos, LSW, ACSW received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Hawaii School of Social Work. She retired as the President and CEO of Family Programs Hawai‘i, a child welfare agency specializing in foster care related services, in 2014. Her career in Hawaii child welfare spans over 40 years. Previously, she was the Division Director of The Casey Family Program’s Honolulu and Hilo Divisions. Linda received Life Time Achievement awards from NASW Hawaii and I.V.A.T at her retirement. She currently is active on several committees and is the Chair of the Ho`omaluhia Advisory Committee as well as a member of the I.V.A.T Planning Committee.