Nehanda Lindsey

With her extensive background in project management, marketing, and communication, Nehanda Lindsey serves as a Senior Program Manager at CommonHealth ACTION, overseeing the organization's major programs and communications activities. She holds Master's Degrees in International Business as well as Information Design and Communications. These accomplishments allow her to support projects and clients in several capacities, including through the use of interactive video, web based tools, and serving in the role of diarist to document group processes and progress.

Ms. Lindsey is a trained writer/editor who provides program support to several national organizations, including the National Black Caucus of State Legislators, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She also provides technical assistance for several CHA projects through meeting facilitation services, the development and implementation of online instructional courses, communications, and training materials, as well as the production of Webinars that cover assorted topics related to public health and social media.

Nehanda has been in the business of meeting planning since 1994 and certified in 2001 as a meeting professional in the event management and hospitality industry. Ms. Lindsey has also supported and managed events for up to approximately 3,000 participants.

She has played an integral role in planning major conferences and events for agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including the National Prevention and Health Promotion Conference, annual Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Conference, the Annual Health Education and Health Promotion Conference, Immunization Registry and National Immunization Conferences, ORC Review panels, Block Grants Coordinators' Workshop, as well as the DASH Conferences on Preventing HIV Among Youth, and Annual National School Health Leadership Conferences.

Nehanda has also managed meetings for the National Association of County and City Health Officials, Georgia Department of Human Service, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the Health Resources Services Administration, as well as the US Department of Education. In addition to managing conference logistics, Ms. Lindsey also contributed to the success of those events in areas such as project management, research and writing, evaluation, budget management, contract negotiation, event identity design, marketing/meeting materials development and production, and database design and reporting.

Nehanda Lindsey Senior Program Manager for Common Health Action (CHA)

Nehanda Lindsey

Senior Program Manager for Common Health Action (CHA)

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Civic Engagement
Facilitation & Strategic Planning
Project Management
Public Health
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