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The Board of NAMI Glendale offering leadership to the organization

NAMI Glendale’s Leadership team is made up of committed volunteers just like you! The Board of Managers are elected by due-paying memberships for two-year terms. The Nominating Committee begins contacting potential board members in the early Fall, voting taking place at the start of December, and the new board is installed at the annual Holiday Party.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Board of Managers, message the current President. If you are interested in a Committee or other Leadership role, reach out to the current chair.

2021-22 Board of Managers

President: John O’Malley, [email protected]

Vice President–Peer Relations: Eliana Lopez, [email protected]

Vice President–Development: Beth Bythrow

Vice President–Planning: Chris Blatchford

Treasurer: Sharon “Rosie” Friedli, [email protected]

Corresponding Secretary: Ashley Kemper

Recording Secretary: Cathy Montes

*You can contact any board member by sending an email to [email protected], or by completing the Contact Us form


Committee Leadership and Staff

Advocacy: Barbara Knighton, [email protected]

Director of Outreach: Jason Romero, [email protected]

Family Education: Sylvia Gil, [email protected]

Family Support Groups: Jean Lusby, [email protected]

Fundraising/NAMI Walks: JD Williams, [email protected]

Hospitality: Jane Karageorge, [email protected]

Membership: Karen Moscynski, [email protected]

Peer Support & Education: Eliana Lopez, [email protected]

Speaker Programs: Sylvia Gil, [email protected]

Website/Social Media: Chris Jamison, [email protected]

Volunteers: Jason Romero, [email protected]

For information about the current leadership at NAMI Greater Los Angeles County, visit the About Us section of their website. For more information about NAMI National’s current Board of Leadership, visit their website.

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