Linda Vander Leek, Interpreter Services Specialist

Linda Vander Leek is excited to join our team as our new Interpreter Services Specialist. She maintains a list of professional sign language interpreters who work for D&HHS as independent contractors.  West Michigan courts, hospitals, colleges and all kinds of businesses and government offices call her when they need a sign language interpreter, and she arranges the scheduling details of the interpreter job assignment.

Linda recently graduated from Baker College’s ITP program and is currently pursuing her BEI Certification. She lives in Holland with her husband, Mike, her 2 sons, 16 year-old Alex and 11 year-old Cody and her Golden Retriever, Bear. Both of her sons earned their scuba diving certifications last summer and she is hoping to earn hers this spring. She enjoys cooking, reading and spending time outdoors.