NAMI - TC

President

Turquoise Banks

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.

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Vice President

Bonnie Bell

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.

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Secretary

Tammy Baxter

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.

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Treasurer

Pamela Harmon

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

Nedra Simmons

Christie Strange

Kim Zueck

Scott Collins

Chris Janvier

Roseanne Holland

Staff

Jennifer Nunley, Office Manager & Administrator to the President

Destinye Guevara, NAMIWalks Manager

Stephanie Hellstern, Marketing & Outreach Coordinator

Facilitators – Teachers

Pam Cooke
Deanna Blair
Scott Collins
Stephanie Morris
Christie Stange
Jennifer Nunley
Chris Janvier

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