• Nehanda A.M. Lindsey

    Vice President

    “Unless communities and individuals surviving at the lower rungs of our society experience “perspective transformation,” they will never harness their innate powers to change their existence, and will therefore continually be subjected to the poor conditions in which they live. I believe that by creating inspirational "AHA" moments, we can spark progressive thoughts that lead to actions and sustain improvements to everyone’s quality of life.”
Nehanda Lindsey serves as Vice President of Operations and Strategy at CommonHealth ACTION (CHA) and provides day-to-day management for the organization's major programs and communications activities. With an extensive background in program development and project management she supports programmatic activities through the effective use of interactive video, web-based tools, educational webinars, social media, training development and implementation, in addition to serving in the role of diarist to document group processes and progress. She is a trained writer/editor with strong skills in instructional and information design, communications, as well as comprehensive meeting management.
Ms. Lindsey’s project portfolio includes providing technical assistance to trans-disciplinary, community-based teams participating in the Joint Center’s Place Matters Initiative through conducting site visits, designing adult learning experiences, and facilitating trainings and group processes. In addition, she has helped to create products for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), specifically the Childhood Obesity Manual, the HIV Pastoral Brief and Activity Manual for Faith Leaders, and Misplaced Priorities Toolkit. A certified meeting professional with over 19 years’ experience in the conference and events industry, Ms. Lindsey manages CHA’s major events, as well as the associated continuing education processes. In her conference management experience, she has also supported and managed events of up to 3,000 attendees for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Association of County and City Health Officials, the Department of Education, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Ms. Lindsey holds Master's Degrees in Information Design and Communications and International Business, and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations.