Dellie is the Community Engagement Coordinator for the NH Children’s Behavioral Health Collaborative. Dellie’s work includes education, outreach and relationship building with the community, stakeholders, and partnering organizations. Her efforts help to build a compassionate constituency of mental health advocates comprised primarily of children, youth and families.
Dellie received her BA in Sociology and her M.Ed. in Education from the University of New Hampshire. Dellie’s passion for mental health awareness comes mostly from her lived experience. Her son lives with Schizoaffective Disorder and Dellie has advocated for his needs from the onset. She chairs the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) Council for the Disability Rights Center and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Disability Rights Center and NFI North. She was recently awarded the 2017 Champions for Mental Health Award from Riverbend CMHC and the 2019 Citizen of the Year Award from the NASW – NH Chapter.