Dr. Patricia Linda Angel
Active Term: 12/2023 - 12/2024
Areas of Expertise
Deputy Executive Director
Workforce Solutions of Central Texas
Linda Angel works for Workforce Solutions of Central Texas where she has over 30 years of experience. She is responsible for quality initiatives, performance management, grant/project development, research, and strategic planning for numerous workforce programs representing a budget of over $40 million.
Linda earned a doctorate from Walden University in Public Policy and Administration specializing in Public Management and Leadership. Her dissertation “Succession Planning in Texas’ Local Public Employment Organizations” identified best practices for public-sector succession.
• “Measuring Customer Satisfaction – A Central Texas JTPA Study”
- acknowledged in “Educational Resources” (ERIC) publication.
• “Customer Satisfaction Beyond the Survey”
• “Career Management Accounts”
• “Workforce Evolution – The Central Texas Workforce Area Experience”
• “Workforce Services Through Technology”
• “A Guide to Succession Planning in Public Organizations
Linda serves as a Commissioner and Chair for the Central Texas Housing Consortium and a Board member and Vice-Chair on the Heart of Texas Defense Alliance. Linda is a past member of the Board of the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Harker Heights where she served as President and Foundation Chair.
In support of quality-based business practices, Linda served for 7 years as an Examiner on the Texas Board of Quality Examiners, and she served for 6 years on the Board of Overseers and as a Process Observer for the Texas Quality Foundation before being selected to serve on the Board of Judges from 2008 to 2014. Linda was recognized as a Foundation Fellow in 2019 and joined the Board of Directors in 2022. Professional organizations include past position on the Board of the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals where she served for 4 years including 3 years on the Executive Committee and as Chair of the Certification and Internal Excellence Committees.