Board Leadership

Welcome to the family of 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.

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Board Officers:

President – Karen Matteuzzi, VP, Express Scripts (Retired)
Great Rivers Greenway

Vice President -Geneen Von Kloha, MBA, CTFA
Moneta Group

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

Treasurer – Steve Powell
AMG Corporate Offices


Scott Bayliff, Places for People

Arlen Chaleff, Advocate

Bianca Chapman, JD, US Bank Trust

Steve Curran, Advocate

Mike Eisenbath, Writer & Public Speaker

Deacon Farrelly, CenterPointe

Michele Felton, Siteman Cancer Center

Vickey Gonzalez, Retired

Candace Hamell, Clinical Supervisor, BJC Behavioral Health

Sandra Hartge, Bank of America

Valerie Jewell, Real Estate Agent

James Jones, VP, Human Resources & Chief Ethics Officer, Emerson Electric Inc.

Susan Keck, VP, Global Mobility, Emerson Electric

Kevin Miller, MA, MS, Great Rivers Greenway

Janet Paton, Advocate

Anne Pennell, United Health Care

John Priesmeyer, Thrivent Financial

Brinda Perumal, Supporter

Al Schopp Jr., Supporter

Jeff Schulman, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Suzie Strong, Kirkwood School System

Jenna Suleski, U.S. Probation Officer


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