Board Leadership

Welcome to our family of National Alliance for Mental Illness – NAMI St. Louis!

Our group works to be a wealth of information to you the consumer, the family member, the friends and relatives of those dealing with day-to-day issues of living with a mental illness.

2016-2017 Board of Directors

Board Officers:

President – Al Schopp, Jr.

Vice President – Kevin Miller, MA, MS
Great Rivers Greenway

Secretary – Martha Brown, JD
Martha C. Brown & Associates, LLC

Treasurer – Geenen Von Kloha, MBA
Moneta Group


Jermine Alberty, MDiv, Salt Initiatives

Tina Anderson, MHNet Behavioral Health

Bianca Chapman, JD

Arlen Chaleff, Advocate

Diane Dragan, JD, Assistant Federal Public Defender

Mike Eisenbath, Writer & Public Speaker

Michele Felton, Executive Assistant to Chair of Biology

Jackie Gilliland, LcsW, BJC Behavioral Health

Helene Gottesmann, Social Science Researcher

Sandra Hartge, Bank of America

Jennifer Jones, MSW, John Burroughs School

Susan Keck, VP Emerson Electric Inc.

Allison Kendall, Executive VP Feature Group USA

Ahsan Kahn, MD SLU Hospital

Dan Loiterstein, MD, Department of Veterans Affairs

Karen Matteuzzi, VP, Express Scripts

Leah Murray, JD, VP, Central Trust & Investment Company

Janet Paton, Advocate

Ujjwal Ramtekkar, MD

Jeff Schulman, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Suzie Strong, Kirkwood School System

Candace Williams, Clinical Supervisor, BJC Behavioral Health

Advisory Board

Karen Heath, Laura McCarthy Real Estate

Philip Hutchison, Emerson Electric Inc. (Retired)

Jerry Kraus, JD, Attorney, Goffstein, Raska, Pomerantz, Kraus, and Sherman, LLC

Rabbi Jeffery Stiffman, Congregation Shaare Emeth

Steve Powell, AMG Corporate Offices