Linda Austin

Linda Austin

The Tennessee Health Care Association (THCA) recently named Linda Austin, owner/administrator of Knollwood Manor in Lafayette, to its board of directors for 2018-19.

Austin joins the other board members in directing the organization as it works to enhance the ability of its members to provide essential long-term care services for the elderly and disabled through education, advocacy and leadership.

"THCA is fortunate to have a very strong leadership foundation in place," THCA Executive Director Jesse Samples said. "Our board members are dedicated to quality long-term care, and they bring a tremendous amount of expertise and experience to our profession."

Austin lives in Lafayette and has been a member of THCA for more than 20 years.

THCA is a non-profit organization whose members include long-term care facilities located throughout the state.

For more information, contact the association at (615) 834-6520 or visit