The Chair of Flinders Foundation Alan Young AM is pleased to announce that South Australia Police (SAPOL) Deputy Commissioner Linda Williams APM has joined Flinders Foundation’s Board of Directors.
In appointing Linda, Alan Young said, “we are delighted to have Linda onboard. Linda serves SAPOL and the South Australian community with great distinction and dedication, and her outstanding record speaks for itself. Linda will bring a wealth of experience and special skills which will further diversify the Flinders Foundation Board, the role of which is to fund health and medical research and patient care, providing better treatments, cures and preventions to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for all South Australians”.
A decorated member of South Australia Police (SAPOL), Linda was appointed Deputy Police Commissioner in July 2015 after 35 years in policing and five years in SAPOL’s senior management and executive team.
Linda’s extensive career history spans all essential policing areas, and she is also involved in many significant committees nationally and is a Director of Police Health. Her academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Law, and a postgraduate diploma in Applied Criminology and Police Management from Cambridge University.
A regular guest at Flinders Foundation events, Linda is passionate about creating change and a better future for people affected by illness and disease in the community she serves.
“I feel very privileged to be appointed to the Flinders Foundation Board,” Deputy Commissioner Williams said.
“I believe I bring extensive experience in executive leadership and community understanding to the Board, and I look forward to actively contributing towards the ongoing and outstanding work of the organisation.”
Flinders Foundation acknowledges the Kaurna people as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Flinders precinct was established. We acknowledge the Kaurna people’s deep and ongoing connection to land, waters and community, and pay our respect to their Elders, past and present.