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Linda Lockett Brown

Linda Lockett Brown, American nutrition management executive, nutrition consultant. Licensed professional nutritionist; certified food service director, Illinois; registered dietitian; certified lifestyle counselor in stres and weight management. State University Systems Board Regents grantee, 1980.

Background

Brown, Linda Lockett was born on January 8, 1954 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Daughter of Willie James and Katie Lee (Taylor) Lockett.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University Florida, 1975. Master in Agriculture, University Florida, 1981.

Career

Chemist, microbiologist Green Giant Company, Alachua, Florida, 1975-1977. Laboratory technologist II University Florida, Gainesville, 1977-1981, extension agent I Fort Myers, 1981-1985, extension agent II, 1985-1987, West Palm Beach, 1987-1988. President CINET, Inc., since 1985.

Director food & nutrition services Alachua General Hospital, since 2002. Nutritionist Head Start, Jacksonville, Florida. Area supervisor Palm Beach County School Food Service, 1988—1990.

Adjunct professor Palm Beach Chamber C., Palm Beach, Florida, 1990, Florida Chamber C., Jacksonville, since 1993. Director school food service St. Johns County, Florida, since 1990. Consultant in field; visiting professor University Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Clay County, Florida, since 1996.

Instructor University N. Florida, 1999—2001. Faculty University of Northern Florida, 2000—2002. Adjunct faculty Florida Community College, Jacksonville, 1994—2003.

Part-time faculty St. John's River Community College, 2004.

Membership

Diabetes educator Diabetes Treatment Center American, Jacksonville, Florida, since 1997. Member executive board Community Coordinating Council, Fort Myers, 1985, American Heart Association, Palm Beach, 1989—1990. Co-founder Friends of Hearing Impaired Youth, Gainesville, 1976.

Tutor-coordinator Sampson, 1973. Member Junior League, Fort Myers, 1987, Palm Beach, 1987—1990, member education training committee, 1989—1990, member community research committee, 1989—1990. Member nutrition committee American Heart Association, since 1989.

Member Clay County Children's Commission, since 2000, chairman, 2001—2002. Elected vice chairman Florida Health & Human Services Board, 1993—1994, chairman, 1994—1996. Member of National Association of Female Executives, Jacksonville Dietetic Association, School Food Services Association, Caloosa Dietetic Association (secretary), Palm Beach Dietetic Association (community nutrition chair 1988-1989, chair legislation committee 1989-1990), American Dietetic Association (network of blacks in nutrition, chair legislation committee 1988-1989, chair nominating 1989, secretary 1989-1990, state professional recruitment coordinator), Florida Dietetic Association (chair minority issues committee, chair membership 1987-1988, chair education & registration 1988-1990, state professional recruitment coordinator representative Florida chapter, chair nominating committee since 1994), American Diabetes Association (member professional advisory committee Jacksonville affiliate 1996), Society Nutrition Education (legislation network chairman), American Society Training and Development, International Food Service Executives Association (treasurer St. Augustine chapter since 1993), N. Florida Professional Speakers Association, Nutrition Today Society, Greater Palm Beach Business & Professional Women (minority student mentor, role model mentor), National Speakers Association, International Platform Association, National Association Extension Home Economics Agents, National Speakers Association, Epsilon Sigma Phi, Alpha Zeta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Singing, violin.

Connections

Married Thomas Lee Brown, December 18, 1982. Children: Ashanti, William, Timothy.