Linda Brown

INFORMATION & REFERRAL COORDINATOR

Linda Brown brings both professional and personal experience to the position as a former administrator with Tennessee Early Intervention System and Vanderbilt University and as a parent of a son with a developmental disability. She is also the founder of The Arc Rutherford County, past president of The Arc Tennessee, Board Development Committee Chair for The Arc TN, and a Partners in Policymaking graduate. In her role, Linda connects individuals with disabilities, their support networks, and public/private agencies to appropriate resources and other related social services in Tennessee, providing training presentations, and assisting with maintaining Pathfinder’s online directory of services.

Linda is s a wife and mother of two sons, including her youngest son, Terrell, who is a person with a disability for whom she fiercely advocates.

Specialties: Information & Referral, Volunteering with nonprofit organizations

Interests: Disability Advocacy, Autism Spectrum Disorder Research

Fun Facts about Linda

Hobbies: Reading all types of books, walking trails, watching Discovery+

Favorite Book: Becoming Michelle Obama by Michelle Obama

Favorite Music or Song: Old Rhythm & Blues (R&B)

Favorite Movie(s) or TV Show(s): The Woman King

“I am obsessed with the old Tarzan movies starring Johnny Weismuller.”

You can reach Linda Brown at linda.d.brown.1@vumc.org.