Tiffany Austin was first introduced to NAMI through her local mental health care provider. In 2022, she completed the Peer-to-Peer and Provider courses with NAMI Santa Clara County. She became a volunteer and helped attain several sponsors for NAMIWalks Silicon Valley 2022. In the Spring of 2023, she completed her training to become an Ending the Silence (ETS) presenter. She then continued to volunteer for NAMI-SCC by assisting with event photography and media relations. She promptly applied for the position of Community and Media Relations Liaison in the summer of 2023.

Tiffany was born and raised in Santa Clara County. Her father was also born and raised in Santa Clara County, while her mother immigrated from Peru to San Jose in the 1990’s. Tiffany loves spending time with her loved ones and honoring her late dog and beloved best friend, Kiwi. She graduated from California State University She enjoys crafting, staying active, cooking Peruvian food, and exploring food spots around the Bay Area. She thanks you for supporting NAMI Santa Clara County and wishes you wellness.”