PRESENTER: Peggy Huppert
Peggy Huppert has served as the Executive Director of NAMI Iowa since March 2016.
Peggy has a long history of service to nonprofits in central Iowa. She’s a Drake journalism graduate who started her professional life as a reporter and editor, then moved to the nonprofit world as a communications director. In addition to communications, she’s served as a development, government relations and executive director for such varied groups as the Chrysalis Foundation, the Iowa Hospice Organization, the Des Moines Playhouse and the American Cancer Society. She counts as her proudest professional achievements helping to raise $2.3 million to build the Kate Goldman Children’s Theater in Des Moines and passing the Iowa Smokefree Air Act.
Peggy has lived experience with mental illness over 20 years through several close family members who have experienced addiction, hospitalization and incarceration as a result of their illness. Thankfully they are all currently living in wellness and recovery.
This networking session is an opportunity for open discussion about NAMI and other current information about mental health issues.
Credit: 1.0 hour - Counseling Theories
Note: This is a live Zoom training. The zoom link will be emailed to all registered participants the day before the training.
IN ORDER TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THIS TRAINING, IBC STAFF MUST BE ABLE TO BOTH SEE AND HEAR YOU DURING THE ENTIRE TRAINING.