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Linda Encarnacao

Executive Assistant & Internship Coordinator
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As Executive Assistant, Linda provides high-level administrative support to Chief Executive Officer Linda Gerstle. In this role, Linda also provides assistance and general support to CAST's Board of Directors and associated committees. Additionally, Linda collaborates with others to plan and manage the logistics for special events, staff retreats, and other employee events throughout the year.

As Internship Coordinator, Linda oversees the development and implementation of CAST’s Internship Program.

Linda served as Executive Assistant to David Rose, Co-Founder & Chief Education Officer, from 2003 until his retirement in 2017. Her responsibilities in that role included calendar management, travel arrangements, speaker logistics, internal and external communications facilitation, as well as daily prioritization of needs.

Prior to CAST, she worked for several years in the technology sector under various administrative and marketing capacities. Outside the office, Linda enjoys hiking, cross country skiing, reading, and exploring new places.

My Inspiration

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

Ian MacLaren


BA, University of New Hampshire

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