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Linda Ellen McLean

landmark director

Linda Ellen McLean, Museum director. Certified teacher, New York. Member Tis the Season Town Planning, Bedford, New York, since 1992; fund drive chair United Way of Dutchess County, 1985. Member American Association Museum, Friends of John Jay Homestead (ex ofocio board since 1980), Chamber of Commerce Bedford, Friends of Olana, Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) (treasurer 1981-1990, edn.com. chairman 1989-1991).

Background

McLean, Linda Ellen was born on April 16, 1950 in Hudson, New York, United States. Daughter of Albert V. and Frances Arlene (Lasher) McLean.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Russell Sage College, 1972;Master of Arts, Cooperstown Graduate Program, 1973;Master of Arts, State University of New York, Oneonta, 1974.

Career

Historic site assistant Olana State History Site, New York State Office Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Hudson, 1974;interpretive programs assistant, New York State Office Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Hudson, 1974-1980;acting director, New York State Office Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Hudson, 1977-1980;historic site manager John Jay Homestead, New York State Office Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Katonah, 1980;acting director Philipse Manor Hall, New York State Office Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Katonah, 1990-1992. Member Columbia County board New York State Council of the Arts, 1975-1979.

Achievements

  • Certified elementary and secondary teacher, New York.

Works

Membership

Board member Westchester County Bicentennial Committee, White Plains, New York, 1987-1988, Taconic Region Affirmative Action Committee, Staatsburg, New York, 1981-1985. Volunteer United States.M.A. West Point (New York ) Volumes, 1987-1990. Chairman United Way Appeal Taconic Region, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1986.

Member American Association Museum, American Association State and Local History, Museum Association New York, Friends Hudson Opera House, Constitution Island Association, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Smnithsonian, Friends of John Jay, Friends of Olana, Cooperstown Graduate Association, Philanthropic and Educational Organization (chairman education program 1989, treasurer ways and means 1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, needlework, travel, gourmet cooking.

Connections

father:
Albert V. McLean

mother:
Frances Arlene (Lasher) McLean