Party affiliation: Democrat
McAlpine, Linda Ann was born on February 22, 1958 in Buffalo. Daughter of Ralph and Margaretta (Matecko) McA. Bachelor of Science in Nursing summa cum laude, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1980.
Registered nurse, New York. Certified instructor basic cardiac life support and advanced cardiac life support American Heart Association Nurses aide Manor Oak Skilled Nursing Facility, Cheektowaga, New York, 1979. Staff nurse medical-surgical unit specializing in renal transplants, Buffalo General Hospital, 1980-1984.
Staff nurse surgical Intensive Care Unit, 1984-1987. Surgical Intensive Care Unit clinical instructor, 1987-1993. Surgical Intensive Care Unit clinical nurse specialist, 1993^.
Adjunct Professor State University of New York, Buffalo,1993^. Steward Nurses United-Communication Workers American Local 1168, Buffalo, 1983^.