Meet The 2019 Board Candidates
NAMI is pleased to announce the three candidates for the 2019 – 2020 NAMI Illinois Board of Directors election!
NAMI South Suburbs of Chicago – Board VP
Individual Living with a Mental Illness
Community Outreach & Education Trainer – Sertoma Centre
NAMI Connections Facilitator; NAMI “in our own voice” Presenter
Business & Technology Strategy – professional career (retired)
Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras – Board 30 years, 10 as Board Chair, Illinois Council of Orchestras: Board President of the Year 2010
NAMI IL Board – 6 years, 4 as President
NAMI Cook County North Suburban – Past Co-President 4 years
Family member with lived experience
NAMI Will-Grundy, Board President
NAMI Will County, Board Secretary & President
Bridges to a New Day, VP 2015 – 2018
Women’s Legislative Action Committee, as mental health advocate.
Recognition: The Carol Vollendorf Peer Leadership Award, The 2012 Outstanding Individual Award from the Community Services Council of Will County and The JD Ross Extraordinary Service Award from Joliet Junior College.
Co-author of the book: Living with Mental Illness, a book in the series Life Diaries Series, as well as contributing author to four books in the Grief Diaries Series.