Volunteer profile: Linda Uttaro

Name: Linda Uttaro

Residence: Portales

Occupation: Retired school administrator of Clark Co. School District (Las Vegas, Nev.)

Volunteer work: Uttaro is engaged in several volunteer efforts. She joined the Roosevelt Hospital Auxiliary as a volunteer in the gift shop and assists in the distribution of commodities once a month at the Memorial Building. Also, Uttaro work on telethons for KENW-TV as needed. Usually, Uttaro works for the elections both for the city and the county when needed. She served as the president of the Democratic Women and the Roosevelt County Democratic Chair.

Why she does it: Being a volunteer teaches her many things and she enjoys meeting people. “I like to keep busy since I was used to working 10 to 12 hours a day as a school administrator,” Uttaro said.