NAMI - TCPresident
Turquoise Banks is the President here at NAMI TC. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Working in Tarrant County mental health field for over 10 years. Private Practice counselor at Choices Mind-Body Wellness. This is her first year as NAMI President as well as being a member/Advocate of NAMI for 8 years.
NAMI - TCVice President
Bonnie Bell has been on the Board since 2017, she is currently serving as Vice President since 2020. She is a native of Quanah, Texas and have resided in the DFW area for over 30 years. She retired from Fort Worth ISD in May of 2020 after serving 31 years in the Special Education Department. Her passion for this organization stems from a family member of her’s that suffers from a mental illness.
NAMI - TCSecretary
Tavernar B. Baxter was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas Woman’s University and a Bachelor’s Degree from University of Texas at Arlington. Tavernar has over 25 years of managerial experience she currently works for the City of Fort Worth Water Department. Ms. Baxter joined NAMI Tarrant County in 2015, and has been serving as the recording secretary since 2017. In addition to NAMI, she is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Raising the Standard Foundation, currently serving as the President, and a member of Junior League of Arlington. Away from work Ms. Baxter enjoys spending time with her family, friends, traveling, and giving back to the community.
NAMI - TCTreasurer
Pamela has been the NAMI Treasurer since 2017. She is from Fort Worth, TX. She graduated from East Texas State University with her BBA Accounting in 1984.
Other Board Members Of NAMI – TC
Executive Director – Rick Bousquet
Board of Directors – Darice Lane
Board of Directors – Victoria Highland
Jennifer Nunley, Office Manager & Administrator to the President
Destinye Guevara, NAMIWalks Manager
Facilitators – Teachers