Linda Laporte Vacon
7 Pheasant Drive
Holyoke, MA 01040
Tel: 413-533-6498
Cell: 210-6077
E-mail: [email protected]

Key Leadership Positions:

Holyoke Ward 5 City Councilor, 2010-2023

Executive Director AVNA:   4 years, reporting to a Board of Directors, responsible for overall leadership and management of a home health agency and adult day health care center.

Director of Health Services: ServiceNet Inc.:   7 years, 20+M organization:  Member of the Senior Management Team, serving as the Health Services Division Director.

President: VNA PLUS of Western Mass:  7 years, reporting to a Board of Directors

Administrator: Enfield Visiting Nurse Association, 11years, reporting to a Board of Directors


Antioch University, New England, Keene, New Hampshire Master of Education: Organization and Management

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing

Professional Activities Summary:

Member, Holyoke Taxpayer Association

Member, Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research

Community Health Alliance Steering Committee Member

CT Association for Home Care: Member, Chairperson of Agency Special Interest Group, Member of Government Relations Committee: 3 years

Hampshire County Business and Health Care Forum Member

Hampshire Community United Way Campaign Cabinet Member

Health Systems Agency of North Central CT: Board Member

Sigma Theta Tau Member

Visiting Nurse Associations of Mass.: Board Member: 5 years, serving as Treasurer for 2 years, Member of Legislative/Regulatory Committee: 7 years

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