Lynne Saunders is the Director of Technical Operations and Special Projects in the Education Training and Peer Support Center at NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Since joining NAMI in Oct. 1981, Ms. Saunders has served in various capacities including her role as staff liaison to numerous NAMI Board and Advisory Committees.
Ms. Saunders directs the day-to-day operations of the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program (English and Spanish), with oversight of the program in 48 states and coordination with 50 state program directors and more than 9,000 teachers nationwide. She provides similar oversight to the NAMI Family Support Group Program in 37 states and coordinates the training modules for both the education and support programs.
Ms. Saunders holds a B.S. degree in secondary education from Ohio State University.