Mallinee is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin earning a B.A. in Sociology and a Master’s in Education. She has worked in the Human Service field holding positions such as teacher, caseworker, case manager, agency administrator, and a District Manager for the County. She has provided services for people with disabilities along with our most venerable population. She has been an employee of Travis County for more than 20 years. Currently, she is the Community Liaison for Travis County Health and Human Service. She is a public servant. Mallinee is involved in numerous local social and civic organizations. She has been married to Rev. Noah Diggs for 38 years. She has two daughters, Mallonya and Mallaya, and one adorable grandson, named Mallachi.
She has been member of NFBPA since 1993 and has served as Conference Chair or Co-Chair for a number of years.