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.

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Board Officers:

President – Karen Matteuzzi
VP, Express Scripts (Retired)

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

2nd Vice President – Anne Pennell
United Healthcare

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

Treasurer – Steve Powell
AMG Corporate Offices

Assistant TreasurerJohn Priesmeyer
Thrivent Financial

Directors:

Scott Bayliff, Adapt of Missouri

Arlen Chaleff, Advocate

Steve Curran, Shaker’s Dog Wash and Grooming

Mike Eisenbath, Edward Jones

Deacon Farrelly, Gateway Foundation

Dr. Christina Gesmundo-Simon, Child Psychiatrist, BJC Behavioral Health

Candace Hamell, Clinical Supervisor, BJC Behavioral Health

Sandra Hartge, Bank of America (Retired)

Valerie Jewell, Real Estate Agent

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

Susan Keck, VP, Global Mobility, Emerson Electric Inc.

Chris Koester, St. Louis County Police Officer

Janet Paton, Advocate

Brinda Perumal, Graduate Student, Olin School, Washington University

Jenna Suleski, U.S. Probation Officer

Dr. Leticia Ugarte, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Scott Williams, CEO, CenterPointe

 

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