Shan Abbott

Board Member


Shan is an accomplished leader with a history of success in a broad range of roles for corporations and privately-held organizations. She is highly skilled at achieving strategic objectives through the formation and leadership of innovative teams that facilitate change across organizations. Her key skills include: team building, development through training, budget, and performance management. 


Coastal Mississippi is made up of many small towns that cherish art, nature, and hard work. Growing up here inspired her to be part of organizations that drive change through inclusion.


As Vice President of NAMI Coastal Mississippi, she worked to eliminate the stigma associated with mental Illness through advocacy, education, support, and public awareness. Serving as a board member of the Gulf Coast Equality Council, she works to foster and encourage equality while celebrating our diversity.

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