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Jinneh Dyson

Jinneh T. Dyson

Senior Manager, NAMI Center for Excellence

P.O. Box 690541
Houston, TX 77269

Ph: (703) 407-7698

Dr. Jinneh Dyson is a Senior Manager for the Center for Excellence and has been with NAMI since January 2013. Dr. Dyson provides non-profit best practice strategies, technical assistance, resources, tools, and education to help NAMI State Organizations and Affiliates achieve the Standards of Excellence by strengthening their organizational capacity. Prior to joining the NAMI team, Dr. Dyson was the executive director of NAMI Greater Houston and NAMI Oklahoma. She has also worked in the non-profit sector for close to 15 years in the capacities of child advocacy on both local and state levels, therapeutic foster care, child welfare, mental health, and public policy.

Dr. Dyson has a wealth of experience in non-profit management, organizational leadership, board development, strategic planning, and executive coaching.

Dr. Jinneh received a B.S. degree in Human Development and Family Science from The University of Texas at Austin, a Masters in Human Services specializing in Mental Health Counseling, and holds a Ph.D. in Non-profit Management.

However, the title she is most proud of is being Anthony’s wife and Josiah’s mother!