Linda Cross currently serves as a Mentor for the Parole Board of Canada. She started her career as Youth Worker, a Probation Officer, and a Counselor at community residential facilities before going on to become an Adjudicator. She has served as an Arbitrator for the B.C. Residential Tenancy Branch, as a member of the Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal and most recently as a member of the Parole Board of Canada. Ms. Cross has taught community college courses in criminology, sociology, and business administration. She was a lay member of the Vernon and Area Health Services Bioethics Committee for which she served terms as Secretary and Chair. Ms. Cross holds a Masters Degree in Criminology.