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Deanna Smith 
Executive Director
Trauma Intervention Program of Northwest Florida

In June of 2013, Deanna Smith became the new Executive Director of TIP of NW Florida.  Previously the Escambia and Santa Rosa Crisis Team Manager, Deanna has been with TIP since 2010. In addition to being a very active volunteer on scene, she is also certified as a National Trainer, is on the Airport Response team for Military family support, and speaks on behalf of TIP to various groups and organizations. 

Deanna was born and raised in Ft. Walton, and has many family members living nearby, including her parents, her brother and his family. She and husband Charlie own Milton Truss Company. Their daughter Alyssa is a Chemical engineer, recently graduating from Ole Miss, and son Evan is on golf scholarship attending college at Delta State in Mississippi.  Deanna says her work with TIP allows her to help others at the most difficult times in their lives, and she is deeply grateful for the opportunity to provide this help and be a part of this special organization.


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Linda Hunter
Crisis Team Manager
Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties, Florida

 

Linda Hunter joined TIP in October of 2014. After serving as a TIP volunteer, she stepped into the role of Crisis Team Manager for Escambia and Santa Rosa County, Oct 2015. Linda is also certified as a National Trainer, is on the Airport Response team for Military family support, and speaks on behalf of TIP to various groups and organizations. Linda was born and raised in Pensacola and has many family members living nearby. Linda works for a local Health Care Consulting firm. Her son Jamarius is a Station Manager for a local airline , and daughter Jericka attends college at University of West Fla. She also has a daughter in law and two grandson's. Linda says her work with TIP allows her to help others at the most difficult times in their lives, and she is deeply grateful for the opportunity to provide this help and be a part of this special organization making the difference in the lives of others.