NAMI KDK Announcement

NAMI Kane-South, DeKalb, and Kendall counties has announced the appointment of Laura Martinez as its new Executive Director following the retirement of Carol Speckman, who led the NAMI KDK affiliate for the last three years.

In her new role, Laura, sees her mission as bringing mental health education, support and advocacy to the Hispanic community in a language they understand. She is well-equipped to bring that mission to fruition, having served for 15 years managing the Language Access to Healthcare department at Amita Mercy Medical Center.

Laura previously served as NAMI KDK’s Ending the Silence Coordinator.