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DePelchin Children's Center Announces New Vice President of Advancement

HOUSTON (October 1, 2014) – DePelchin Children’s Center is proud to announce that Dixie Mullins will assume the role of Senior Vice President of Advancement beginning October 1, 2014. As Senior Vice President of Advancement for DePelchin, Dixie will be responsible for leading fundraising efforts, marketing and public relations.

“DePelchin is thrilled to welcome Dixie Mullins as Senior Vice President of Advancement and member of its senior leadership team,” said Jenifer Jarriel, DePelchin president and CEO. “Dixie is an accomplished Advancement professional who understands building engagement through relationships and effective communications with our stakeholders and the communities we are privileged to serve.”

Dixie joins us from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston where she has served as Assistant Vice President of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving for nearly seven years. Dixie’s other work experience involves serving as Director of Development for the Harris Methodist Health Foundation and serving as Corporate Director of Marketing for the Harris Methodist Hospital System. Dixie is a graduate of Mississippi State University where she earned her Master of Business Administration degree.  Dixie has also held the professional designation of Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) through CFRE International since 2007.

About DePelchin Children’s Center
DePelchin Children’s Center is committed to meeting the needs of children as one of the largest providers of mental health, foster care and adoption services in Texas. Through its clinical expertise and special brand of caring, DePelchin turns lives around, providing a full continuum of care including psychiatric services, counseling, residential treatment, programs for at-risk youths, parent education, foster care and adoption. DePelchin is a not-for-profit organization and gratefully receives its support from individuals, foundations and corporations; government grants and fees; and United Way agencies.  Visit www.depelchin.org to learn more.

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Analisa Warren

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