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NAMI Southwestern Illinois Board of Directors

Board Officers
President: Sonja Vauters, MBA
Vice President: Beverley Watkins, PhD
Secretary: Diane Borawski
Treasurer: Brianne Sharrar

Board Members
Angie Betts
Chelsea Boyles
Karoline Carstens, JD
Peter Dodge
Marcus Kwasa
Brad Lavite
Courtney Luster
Alex McHugh
Julie Swogger
Angela Townsend
Katie Venvertloh
John Wuest

Office Staff

Executive Director: Kris Gamm-Smith, MA
Administrative Assistant: Amanda Marti
Webmaster: Mary Gauen

Business Meetings

Bi-Monthly Business Meetings, Second Tuesday of the Odd Months: January, March, May, July, September, November. Bi-Monthly Business Meetings meet at Gateway Regional Medical Center, Granite City, IL, 62040, 7:00 PM in the Pascal Hall Conference Room. Business Meetings are open to volunteers, project leaders, and all NAMI SWI members.

Business Meeting Location
Pascal Hall Conference Room
Next to the Cafeteria, Ground Floor



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