Ann Arbor District Library Trustee
OUTCOME: Victoria Green, Colleen Sherman, Linh Song and Jamie Vander Broek were elected to the Ann Arbor District Library board. Click here for details of that outcome. For more results, check the Washtenaw County elections site.
Linh Song is executive director of the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation. This is her first bid for elected office. She is running on a slate with Victoria Green, Colleen Sherman and Jamie Vander Broek.
Song started her career in marketing management for two local tech startups – Anzen Computing and Cybernet Systems. She also was founder of the nonprofit Mam Non Organization, and former executive director of Ethica, an adoption and anti- trafficking group in Washington, DC. She directed a technology support program at Nonprofit Enterprise at Work in Ann Arbor and is former trustee of the Ann Arbor Awesome Foundation. She is a lecturer at the University of Michigan School of Social Work and serves on the boards of The CivCity Initiative, The Neutral Zone, the University Musical Society and the Orchard Hills Athletic Club. She is president of the Glacier Highlands Neighborhood Association and a member of the Ann Arbor Rotary Club.
Song holds a bachelor’s degree from UM in political science and a master’s degree in social work, also from UM. She is married to Dug Song, founder & CEO of Duo Security. They have two school-age children and live in the Glacier-Highlands neighborhood on Ann Arbor’s northeast side.
Linh Song: In The News
Meet the AADL board candidates – MLive, Nov. 2, 2016
League of Women Voters candidate forum (video) – Community Television Network, Oct. 10, 2016
U-M cancels plans for new transportation operations center amid neighborhood pressure – MLive, May 24, 2016
Transportation projects reignite city, University tension – Michigan Daily, April 17, 2016
UM puts transit facility near residential area on hold – Detroit News, March 17, 2016
Residents accuse University of disregarding concerns about local transit center – Michigan Daily, March 2, 2016
A conversation with Linh Song: Bright future continues for Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation – Ann Arbor Family magazine, December 2015
Ann Arbor educational foundation surprises teachers with grants – MLive, Dec. 2, 2015
Changes on horizon for Ann Arbor educational foundation – MLive, Sept. 28, 2015
Ann Arbor Educational Foundation awards nearly $90,000 in Great Idea Grants – MLive, Nov. 14, 2014
Finding the Balance Between an Asian and American Identity – Concentrate, March 5, 2014
A2Awesome Foundation gives 2 $1,000 grants to Ann Arbor initiatives – AnnArbor.com, Feb. 22, 2013
Ann Arbor Skatepark initiative gets $25K boost from local couple – AnnArbor.com, Aug. 26, 2011
So, What’s Up with Social Media? Forum explores how nonprofits can use blogs, Facebook, etc. – The Ann Arbor Chronicle, April 15, 2009
Program teaches adopted children about heritage – Michigan Daily, Feb. 6, 2006
Rice Paddy to Kung Fool Mask: Race and Cultural Awareness in International and Transracial Adoption Communities – Michigan Family Review, 2004