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Lynn Pedraza
Executive Director, Family Voices

Family Voices announced Lynn Pedraza, Ph.D. of Albuquerque as the organization’s new Executive Director. Dr. Pedraza has been an advocate for families and children all of her life beginning as a special education teacher for a classroom of middle school students. From 2002 – 2012 she served as Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) Director of Health and Wellness. She is the recipient of the New Mexico NAMI Award for Family Support, was the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) ‘Administrator of the Year for School-based Mental Health’ in 2007, and has received numerous other awards. Lynn credits her children and their biological families with teaching her what families face when they work with systems such as education, juvenile