Board Leadership

Welcome to our family… the National Alliance on Mental Illness – NAMI Illinois!

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


2017-2018 Board of Directors

John Schladweiler, President

Suzanne Spears, Vice President

Diane Zell, Secretary

Dennis Akotia, Treasurer

John Shustitzky, Immediate Past President

Shannon Bailey, Director 

Hugh Brady, Director

John Fallon, Director

Ron Grais, Director

Lisa Guardiola, Director

Joshua Haid, Director

John Harvey, Director 

Becky Longstreth, Director

Arun Pinto, M.D., Director 

Traci Powell, M.D., Director

Patrick Taylor, Director

Amy Yeates, Director

Office Staff

Holly McCaffrey, Program Director,, 217-522-1403