Party affiliation: Democrat
Karen Mae Linnell, American home health agency executive. Named Teacher of Year, Detroit Free Press, 1968. Member of Michigan Home Health Agency (vice president 1983-1985, board directors 1981-1982, since 1985), American Federal Home Health Agencies (president 1982-1983, vice president 1980-1982, president 1982-1983, regional director since 1985), American Academy Medical Administrators.
Teacher Roseville Public Schools, Minnesota, 1963—1964, Birmingham Public Schools, Michigan, 1964—1970. President & administrator Renaissance Health Care, Detroit, since 1976. Board directors Wayne State University Medical School Advisory Board, since 1984.
Founder American Federal Home Health Agencies, Washington, 1980. Representative, intermediary advisory board Milwaukee, since 1986.