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Board Membership, Lead Volunteers & Staff

Welcome to our family of National Alliance for Mental Illness – NAMI Sacramento!

Our group works to be a wealth of information to you the consumer, the family member, the friends and relatives of those dealing with day-to-day issues of living with a mental illness.

Board of Officers

Diane Mintz, President

Daniel Rockers, PhD, Vice-President

Terry Pierson, Treasurer

Joanna Jurgens, Secretary


Board of Directors

Ellen King

Michelle Lazark

Rebecca Mejia

Laura Tinti

Executive Director

David Bain

Staff and Key Volunteers

Jessica Silakhom, Accounting Analyst
Doug Smith, Peer Programs Manager
Lynn Cathy, Family Support Group / Family-to-Family Programs Coordinator
Eric Bailey, Connection Recovery Support Group / Peer-to-Peer Programs Coordinator
Karen Davies, Schools / Ending The Silence Programs Coordinator
Doug Smith, In Our Own Voice Program Coordinator
Patricia Wentzel, NAMI Sacramento Peer Advocate
Mykel Gayent, Interfaith (Faithnet) Contact
Doug Smith, Law Enforcement Coordinator
Laura Bemis, Sacramento County Liaison
Eric Bailey, NAMI Sacramento Website Administrator


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