Naima Dean


Naima Dean

Born and raised in the Bay Area, longtime resident of Mill Valley, graduate of Tamalpais High School.

San Francisco State University, Bachelor of Arts – Theater Arts; San Jose State University – Master’s in Library and Information Science. San Francisco Public Librarian/Branch Manager.

Co-Chair of the Mill Valley - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force. City of Mill Valley, Managers’ Working Group (DEI). Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival – Board. Perspectives: Past Present Future _ Community Building Art Installation/Project – Mill Valley; Spread Love - events supporting artists and makers.

Professionally and personally committed to celebrating cultural, ethnic and racial diversity, utilizing community engagement, implementing raw ideas, creative collaboration, open communication, and employing "space" as a vehicle to obtain access, create belonging and achieve equity for all.