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Linda Baldwin O’Hern

By Scott Haden

Linda Baldwin O’Hern is a lifelong arts volunteer.  She is an Overture Center Founder and a former board member of  the Madison Contemporary Art Museum and the Madison Repertory Theater in its very early days.  She was a founder of the ill-fated Festival of the Lakes and a long-time Rotarian. 

Linda is the retired Associate Publisher of Isthmus Publishing.  She came to Madison in 1979 as Executive Producer for Cultural Programming at WHA-TV and then VP Marketing for CUNA Service Group. 

Linda and her husband, Vince, live in Madison.  A native of Mitchell, SD, she received a B.A. in journalism/political science from the University of Nebraska.  Linda loves her terriers, a little golf and travel.  Oh, and her husband.