Linda RichardsonVice Chair
Linda is a drug and alcohol testing industry consultant with expertise in workplace and U.S. Department of Transportation regulatory compliance with a special emphasis on training and education. Linda is a nationally recognized expert in the areas of federal drug testing regulations, testing procedures, and drug and alcohol abuse awareness training for employees and managers.
She regularly presents at conferences and on webinars and served as a Designated Employer Representative (DER) for six years in the energy sector. During her time in the energy industry, she authored a drug testing article for Well Servicing Magazine. In her role as a consultant, she regularly performs program audits and collection site inspections on behalf of employers. Linda maintains her C-SAPA certification, which she originally obtained in the late 1990’s. She is also a certified trainer for an industry organization and has developed various training courses. Linda is a member of the NDASA Conference Committee, Membership Committee and Committee Chair for the newly formed NDASA Accreditation Review Board.