Linda Roepken
Executive Director

Experience: 30 years

As Executive Director, Linda exudes the Life Essentials mission of Helping People and Transforming Lives. Whether protecting vulnerable adults with trained Guardians or providing opportunities for seniors via the Chums program, she truly loves the work done by the organization. Linda’s path to Life Essentials been a long and winding road. Along with her background in community mental health, she has worked for some amazing organizations including the Red Cross, United Way, Ronald McDonald House and the Foodbank. Linda is a proud Dayton native, dedicated to championing her employees, honored to be serving on the boards of The Widows Home and the Ohio Guardianship Association and a gratified recipient of the Pam Fenn outstanding Volunteer Administrators given by the MVAVA. She adores her family of two amazing step children, Corey of Knoxville TN, and Amy of Bellbrook, four beautiful grandchildren, and her husband Jim, to whom she been married to for 35 years.