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Board Leadership

Welcome to our family of National Alliance for Mental Illness – NAMI Stanislaus!

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

2015-2016 Board of Directors

Our Board has a hands-on approach and act as leaders of NAMI services. If you would like to contact one of our Board Members, you can email

Lynn Padlo, Executive Director
Directs two public speaking anti-stigma
Campaigns “Ending the Silence” and
“In Our Own Voice” Cell phone: 209-404-6015

Judy Kropp, Past President        
Oakdale Support Group Facilitator
Hospitality Chairperson
Education Meeting Coordinator

Heather Walton, President
Grant Writer & Outcomes Reporting

Darlene Thomas, Vice President
Family Class Coordinator and Teacher
Turlock Support Group Facilitator

Rhonda Allen, Secretary
Ending the Silence Presenter

Joyce Plis-Hickman, Treasurer
Advocate & Resource Officer

Elizabeth Allen
Connections Coordinator
Peer to Peer Coordinator
Life Skills Facilitator

NAMIWalk Coordinators & Members at Large

Chris Brady

Marnye Henry

Jack Jacques
Member at Large

Anita Say
Member at Large

2015-2016 Office Staff

Eileen Brasuell, Office Assistant
209-558-4555, works 3 days a week in the afternoon.

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