Linda Sheppard Whalen
Linda Sheppard Whalen was appointed to the IDRC Board in October 2000. "She is currently serving a second term which will expire in February 2009. Dr. Whalen is presently Editor of the Newfoundland Quarterly, a journal published by Memorial University of Newfoundland, and President and CEO of CLEANf/Ld, an environmental NGO based in Newfoundland. Other positions she has held include: Lecturer in English literature at Memorial University of Newfoundland writer and producer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (television documentary and public affairs), and co-chair of the Canadian Environmental Network.“ 
- "Biography", Accessed January 2007.