Director of Human Resources

Linda Earle

Linda Earle is the Human Resource Director for Virginia Department of Emergency Management. She is responsible for directing a comprehensive human resource program that meets the needs of managers and employees, while ensuring optimum program effectiveness. She also directs the agency reservist program, making sure that reserve personnel are trained, exercised and available during disasters.

Ms. Earle joined VDEM in 2005 as a human resources consultant. She has more than 20 years of experience in private sector human resource management, including employee relations, compensation and benefits, payroll, performance management, and recruitment and retention. Linda has worked in an array of industries, including telecommunications, insurance and customer service, retail, and advertising. She is a member of Richmond Human Resource Management Association, the Society for Human Resource Management and the Commonwealth Management Institute