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Board Leadership

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Our group works to be a wealth of information to those living with mental health challenges; and the family members and friends of those dealing with the day-to-day challenges of living with a mental illness.

2020-2021 NAMI St. Louis Board of Directors

Board Officers:

President – Karen Matteuzzi, Express Scripts (Retired)
Vice President – Geneen Von Kloha, Moneta Group
2nd Vice President – Anne Pennell, United Healthcare
Secretary – Martha Brown, Martha C. Brown & Associates, LLC
TreasurerJohn Priesmeyer, Thrivent Financial

Board Directors:

Bill Anderson, Retired
Scott Bayliff, Adapt of Missouri
Morgan Bradley, MIMH
Arlen Chaleff, Advocate
Mike Eisenbath, Edward Jones
Deacon Farrelly, Mindoula Health
Brian Feldman, LaunchCode
Abhinav Gabbeta, Washington University
Dr. Christina Gesmundo-Simon, BJC Behavioral Health
Candace Hamell, BJC Behavioral Health
Mia Howard, The Opportunity Trust
Valerie Jewell, Red Kelly Reality
Susan Keck, Emerson Electric (Retired)
Chris Koester, St. Louis County Police Department
John Marcus, Retired
John Orbe, Emerson Electric
Tracy Terrace, Aerial Bouquets
Melanie Tobin
Dr. Leticia Ugarte, St. Louis Psychiatric Associates
Tommy White, White Company Commercial Real Estate 
Leslie Whitlock, Cigna
Tarrah Wiley, Boeing
Scott Williams, CenterPointe Hospital

Advisory Board

Karen Heath, Laura McCarthy Real Estate
Philip Hutchison, Emerson Electric Inc. (Retired)

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