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GRAND Magazines First GRAND Ambassador of Minnesota: Linda Hoskins

GRAND – The Magazine for GRANDparents & Their Families is launching the GRAND Ambassador Program. We are seeking outstanding grandparents to represent their state.

It is our honor to introduce you to Linda Hoskins – GRAND Ambassador for the state of Minnesota!



Linda Hoskins, principal of Oak Chase Consulting, has worked with nonprofits, community groups, and government agencies for over 20 years. She assists nonprofit leaders as they plan for their organization’s future, engage their communities in important issues, form collaborations with others, or prepare for Board and leadership transition and succession.  Linda has studied the Enneagram for years and works with organizations and community groups to form strong teams and communicate more effectively through the Enneagram framework.

Linda is a certified Conflict Dispute Resolution mediator, trained in the Art of Hosting, and holds degrees in microbiology and nonprofit management.  She has also co-authored the following publications:

  • Forming Alliances: Working Together to Achieve Mutual Goals with Emil Angelica of Community Consulting Group
  • Conducting Community Forums: Engaging Citizens, Mobilizing Communities with Carol Lukas of Fieldstone Alliance

Linda is expecting her very first GRANDchild this October and she’s already buying the stores out!

If you’d like to contact Linda, please send an email to info@grandmagazine.com

Want to be a GRAND ambassador for your state? Contact ccrosby@grandmagazine.com for more information on how to become one of our very own GRAND ambassadors.

Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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