Linda Joyner is a native of Edgecombe County.She is the seventh of the ten children of the late Mack Lee and Mattie Joyner who instilled in her the value of family and serving one’s community.Linda is employed at OIC, Inc. for the past sixteen years and holds the position of NexGen Career Advisor Manager.She is passionate about working with the youth and young adults.She works diligently to help them learn and grow to become productive citizens in the community and assist them in accomplishing goals they have set for their lives.Her heart’s desire is for the youth to become the great leaders, to bring into reality the changes needed for life liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Linda had been a community activist leader for many years utilizing her gifts of planning and organizing events for the betterment of the community in which she works and live.She has served on the board of Rocky Mount Juneteenth Planning Committee. She was elected to the office of the Board of Commissioner for the Town of Princeville in November 2015 and voted Mayor Pro-Tem by the Board in January 2016.She has been instrumental in the hurricane Matthew Relief efforts.She has built an outstanding rapport with the constituents in her ward as well asserving all citizens of Princeville.She has also earned the respect of many legislative and government officials in North Carolina. Linda’s mode of operation stems from her favorite quote by George Washington Carver, “Start where you are with what you have make something of it never be satisfied”.Linda currently resides in Princeville, NC.She is the mother of Terrance Joyner and grandmother of Xavien Mack Lee Joyner, the loves of her life.
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- B02. Achieving Flood Protection Through Conservation and Community Partnerships
September 16, 2022
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM