Linda Ross Werth is a local artist and board member for the Interfaith Emergency Council. After retiring from a career in clinical social work in Missouri, Linda moved to Marion County and began volunteering with Interfaith Emergency Services. Interfaith Emergency Services provides basic needs, such as food, clothing, shelter, and much more, in order to enhance the quality of life for families and individuals in Marion County. In 2012, Interfaith Emergency Services touched the lives of more than 30,000 people in Marion County through outreach and services.
Linda earned her degree in Social Welfare from the University of Kansas, and she has worked in crisis intervention as well as with adolescent females. Linda also worked in hospital administration while living in Kansas City, and she opened three free-standing psychiatric hospitals there.