NAMI Sacramento Board Members, Lead Volunteers & Staff

The NAMI Sacramento Board is the governing body of the local chapter. All of our board officers and board members are volunteers who are devoted to improving the lives of people with mental illness and their families.


Board of Directors for 2018

President Diane Mintz
Vice-President Daniel Rockers, PHD
Treasurer Terry Pierson
Secretary Joanna Jurgens

Board Members

Ellen King
Michelle Lazark
Rebecca Mejia
Donna Wood


Executive Director David Bain (
Peer Programs Manager Doug Smith (
Family Programs Coordinator Lynn Cathy (
Accounting Analyst Jessica Silakhom

Lead Volunteers

Connection/Peer Support Eric Bailey (
County Liaison Laura Bemis
FaithNet Diane Mintz (
Family-to-Family Lynn Cathy (
Family Support Group/NAMI Basics Lynn Cathy (
Fundraising Diane Mintz
Law Enforcement/Veterans Doug Smith (
Multicultural Jessie Wright
Peer-to-Peer Alysse Adularia (