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Board of Directors and Staff

2016 Board of Directors

Philip Junglas — President

Jack Sherman — Vice President

Victor Matthews, Sr. — Treasurer

David Banas — Secretary

Arthur Brite
Beverly Coates
Stephen Lynch
Jamie Manning
Barbara Powell
Christine Sanders
Anne Sherman

The 11 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/Budget/Grants: Victor Matthews, Sr. , Sally Matthews

Governance/Board Development: Jack and Anne Sherman, David Banas, Barbara Powell

Program Development/Impact Review: Arthur Brite, Jamie Manning, Christine Sanders, Elizabeth Johnson

Fundraising/Marketing/Membership: Philip Junglas, Stephen Lynch, Beverly Coates


Office Staff

Jenn Bartone, Executive Director

Elizabeth Johnson, Program Coordinator

Kelly Bidlack, Administrative Assistant

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