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Board of Directors and Staff

2016 Board of Directors

Philip Junglas — President

David Banas — Vice President

Al Cisan — Treasurer

Steve Lynch — Secretary

Arthur Brite
Robin Emrick
Sister Judith Anne Sabau
Jack Sherman
The 8 members of NAMI Geauga County’s  Board of Directors are elected by NAMI members to provide strategic guidance in the fulfillment of NAMI’s mission to provide advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm, whereas any NAMI member is welcome to attend at 107 South Street, Annex Room, Chardon, Ohio 44024. The minutes from meetings of the Board of Directors are available publicly to ensure transparency. Simply contact our office and a copy will be made available to you.


Finance: Al Cisan, Robin Emrick,

Governance/Board Development: David Banas, Jack Sherman

Program Development/Impact Review: Arthur Brite, Megan Bond

Fundraising/Marketing/Membership: Philip Junglas, Stephen Lynch


Office Staff

Jenn Bartone, Executive Director

Katie Garrett, Administrative Assistant

Lindsay Gates, Program Coordinator

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