Linda Mattson is the Executive Director at North Star Advocacy Center. She joined the center in November of 2016 after spending 15 years as a teacher and principal in Northwest Missouri. She provides financial and personnel leadership by applying for grants, submitting monthly reports, paying bills, setting goals, and hiring and evaluating staff. She also works as an advocate by interacting with clients and providing support as needed. She is also certified in Missouri's Safe At Home program. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood, a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership, and a Specialist Degree in Superintendency, all from Northwest Missouri State University.