Linda Ramus – Vice President/Research & Evaluation
Linda Ramus, MA, M.Ed., has over 30 years’ experience working in both community-based and governmental programs in the fields of education, employment and training and substance abuse prevention education. From 2001 to 2013, she was director of the 3 Principles Services Division, Department of Alcohol & Drug Services, Department of Health and Hospital Systems, Santa Clara County, California serving approximately 2,000 people annually. She has experience providing 3 Principles based training to counselors, teachers, nurses and other human services professionals using the three principles model. She has also taught classes for men and women in the county jail system, residential substance abuse treatment programs and county’s work furlough program as well as domestic violence batterers’ classes, and classes for inmates at San Quentin prison. She has extensive experience in program development and evaluation and research including evaluations of prevention education services provided to schools, community based programs, mental health programs, substance abuse treatment programs and in adult and juvenile criminal detention facility. She has a Master’s degree in Human Resources and Organizational Development from the University of San Francisco and Masters in Urban Education from Montclair University.