Shannon Decker

Executive Director & Co-Founder

Shannon Decker
holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of Idaho and has nearly twenty years of private and public teaching and administrative experience in Idaho, Nevada, and California. She is a mental health educator who facilitates various training opportunities to further the foundation’s mission of promoting mental health education and advocating for suicide prevention. Shannon contracts with The Speedy Foundation in a part-time capacity.



  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO - M.Ed. Educational Leadership, 2014
  • LOYOLA MARYMONT UNIVERSITY - B.A., Liberal Studies, 2005


  • Youth Mental Health First Aid - 2016
  • Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) - 2016
  • Mental Health First Aid - 2017
  • safeTALK - 2018-2021
  • Hope Squad Master Trainer - 2018
  • Psychological Autopsy - 2020
  • Community Resilience Model (CRM) - 2022 

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