AUSTIN, TX, July 31, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Amanda Mayhew Dealey with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Dealey celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Having accrued numerous years of experience in the field of nonprofit fundraising and administration, Ms. Dealey has remained active as a member of the board of directors for the James Dick Foundation since 1978. Concurrently, she has served as the chairperson of KMFA Classical Radio since 2014 and Chair of the Advisory Council of the University of Texas Harry Ransom Center. In previous years, Ms. Dealey served as an officer of myriad prominent organizations, including Austin Symphony Association, Austin Opera, Planned Parenthood of Austin, Preservation Austin, Austin Community Foundation, Leadership Austin. She has also served her community as chair or vice-chair of five City or County commissions.
Moreover, Ms. Dealey has served as a member of the board of directors for the Mid-America Arts Alliance, as secretary of the Planned Parenthood Foundation, a member of the University of Texas School of Nursing Advisory Council, secretary-treasurer of the Texas Association for Symphony Orchestras, the vice-chairperson of the Texas Arts Alliance, president of the Austin Area Mental Health Association, and as Vice-Chair of the Mental Health Association of Texas, among numerous other organizations.
To remain well-versed in the current practices and challenges of her profession, she has maintained her membership with various organizations of note, including the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the Texas Philosophical Society and the Texas Lyceum Association, for which she has held the posts of a past president and chairperson.
Before embarking upon her journey through the field of nonprofit administration, Ms. Dealey pursued a formal education at the University of Texas, from which she earned a Bachelor of Arts in art history in 1972. Ms. Dealey concluded her academic efforts at the aforementioned university with a master's degree in public affairs in 2003. She initially became involved in her profession due to the influence of her parents, both of whom were active community volunteers. In addition to her parents, she has drawn inspiration from various role models, including Dolores Barzune and Juanita Miller in Dallas and Jean Andres and Ada Anderson in Austin. In honor of her inimitable contributions to the field, Ms. Dealey was presented with the Tom and Robbie Ausley Leadership Award by Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Inc.
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