Staff

Kathy Bentz, Family & Peer Program Coordinator
512-420-9810 x1005
kathy [dot] bentz [at] namiaustin [dot] org
Hernandez Mari Hernandez, Office Manager
512-420-9810 x1004
mari [dot] hernandez [at] namiaustin [dot] org
Laura Landis, Donor and Volunteer Relations VISTA
512-420-9810 x1007
laura[dot] landis [at] namiaustin [dot] org
Jessica Miller, Program Director
512-420-9810 x1003
jessica [dot] miller [at] namiaustin [dot] org
Ranus Karen Ranus, Executive Director
512-420-9810 x1002
director [at] namiaustin [dot] org
Christina Schneider, Community Relations Coordinator
512-420-9810 x1006
christina [dot] schneider [at] namiaustin [dot] org
Angelina Trevizo, Admin Assistant
512-420-9810 x1001
info [at] namiaustin [dot] org

Board of Directors

President: Barbara Johnson, MBA
Executive Director, Austin Area Research Organization
Gartenmann Vice President: Tracy Vilella Gartenmann, MS
Public Health and Non-Profit Management
Librach Treasurer: Diane Librach, BA
Retired Certified Public Accountant
manuel Secretary: Manuel X. Zamarripa, PhD-S
Associate Professor and Program Director of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at South University – Austin
lissa-adams Lissa Adams, BS
Independent Consultant, J.L. Powers & Assoc.
sqweb-julie_almendral-0018-edit Julie Almendral, MBA
Communications Specialist, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
 adrienne Adrienne Kennedy, MA
Retired Educator and NAMI National Board Member
jennifer-perkins-headshot-300x300 Jennifer Perkins, MBA
Principal, Cogent Public Affairs
Pickles Patricia Pickles, PhD
Retired Educator and Author
 steve Steve Strakowski, MD
Founding Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Dell Medical School