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Leadership
 

Our Staff

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Lauren B. Simonds, MSW

Executive Director/
Chief Executive Officer

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Kris Eschman

Fund Development Consultant

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Deanna Roy

Senior Education Manager

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Sophia Nicholson-Keener

Outreach Coordinator

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Meredith Davis

Administrative & Resource Manager

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Deidra Burke

MSW Intern

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Katherine Seibel, MSSW

Director of Public Policy & Advocacy

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Matthew Kanter

Director of Programs, Education, and Outreach

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Sage Walund

Youth Programs Manager

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Summer Starr

Affiliate & Membership Manager

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Maame Bassaw

MSW Intern

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Tessa Carpenter

MSW Intern

Our Board of Directors

 

Paulette Burgess

NAMI Spokane

Through Oct. 2022

Appointed 2021

Term Expires 2022

David Downing

NAMI Eastside

Nominated for a 3-year Term

Elected 2019

Term Expires 2022

Lisa Moore

National PEER Council Rep

NAMI South King County

Nominated for a 3-year Term

Elected 2018

Term Expires 2021

Rabbi Yohanna Kinberg

NAMI Eastside

Nominated for a 3-year Term

Elected 2019

Term Expires 2022

Amy Jordan Friedland

NAMI Seattle

Nominated for a 1-year Term

Elected 2020

Term Expires 2023

Brad Forbes

NAMI Pierce County

Nominated for a 1-year term

Elected 2021

Term Expires 2021

Brian Kristjansson

NAMI Seattle

Nominated for a 1 Year Term

Elected 2019

Term Expires 2022

Chris Imhoff

NAMI Spokane

Nominated for a 2-year Term

Elected: 2020

Term Expires 2022

Daniel Sheehan

NAMI Pierce County

Through Oct. 2021

Appointed 2021

Term Expires 2021

Debbie Ranniger

NAMI Pierce County

Nominated for a 3 Year Term

Elected 2018

Term Expires 2021

Michael Ford

NAMI Pierce County

Nominated for a 1-year Term

Elected 2020

Term Expires 2023

Roseann Martinez

NAMI Pierce County

Nominated for a 3-year Term

Elected 2018

Term Expires 2021

Whitney Phillips

NAMI SW Washington

Nominated for a 1-year Term

Elected 2020

Term Expires 2023

April Fugate

NAMI Snohomish

Nominated for a 3-year Term

Elected 2019

Term Expires 2022

Carol Scott

NAMI Pierce County

Nominated for a 1-year Term

Elected 2020

Term Expires 2021

Daryn Nelsen-Soza

NAMI Thurston/Mason

Nominated for a 3-year Term

Elected 2019

Term Expires 2022

Alice Nichols

Acting President

NAMI Seattle

Nominated for a 3 Year Term

Elected 2018

Term Expires 2021

Emily Fountain

Secretary

NAMI Snohomish

Nominated for a 3-year Term

Elected 2021

Term Expires 2023

Olivette Orme

NAMI Spokane

Nominated for an 3 Year Term

Elected 2018

Term Expires 2021

Tonie Davis

NAMI Seattle

Nominated for 3-year Term

Elected 2019

Term Expires 2022

Josh Anderson

Treasurer

NAMI Snohomish

Nominated for a 2 year Term

Elected 2020

Term Expires 2023

Barbara Miller

Immediate Past President

NAMI Eastside

Nominated for a 3-year Term

Elected 2018

Term Expires 2021

Carrie Huie Pascua

NAMI Yakima

Nominated for a 1-year Term

Elected 2020

Term Expires 2021