NAMI Broward Appoints Shelby Decker to Position of Executive Director

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Broward County, Florida, Appoints Shelby Decker as Executive Director
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PLANTATION, Fla. - April 23, 2014 - PRLog -- NAMI Broward is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelby Decker as the organization’s Executive Director.  Decker brings over 13 years of professional experience in marketing communications to the position.  Decker recently worked with The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in community development and public relations and is soon to graduate with a B.A. in Advertising.

As Executive Director, Shelby will be responsible for managing a host of volunteers, signature events, programs, fundraising initiatives, and working with the public. “This is an amazing time to join NAMI and I am honored and excited to take on the challenge,” says Shelby who is the first person to step into this newly created position.

“Shelby knows the demands of the nonprofit market with fundraising, community development and public relations. We are confident she will play an integral role in guiding the growth of NAMI Broward," said Edna Einhorn, NAMI Broward’s President.

Shelby says her vision for NAMI’s future is to focus on a broadening array of programs, client services, and increasing fundraising goals. “I look forward to raising standards in all aspects of our community offerings,” says Decker. “NAMI Broward stands as a powerful advocate within Florida and nation-wide. We have outstanding volunteers, an active board of directors and mental health care providers that support each other.”

“Our signature event, NAMIwalk will be held in November and is a priority. I am going to get out there and personally work to make its second year a huge success.”

For more information or an interview, please contact the Shelby Decker at (954) 739-1888 or

About NAMI Broward County

NAMI Broward County is affiliated with NAMI Florida, Inc., an organization that includes more than 30 local affiliates and 2,000 members across the State. NAMIWalk will be held Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Tradewinds Park, Coconut Creek. Walkers may register at ( Call NAMI Broward at (954) 739-1888.

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Source:National Alliance on Mental Illness Broward County
Tags:Decker, NAMIBroward, NAMIWal
Industry:Health, Non-profit
Location:Plantation - Florida - United States
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