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Keris Myrick, Profiled in NY Times, is New NAMI Board President; Other Board Members and Officers Elected

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WASHINGTON, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keris Jan Myrick, Ph.D.c. of Pasadena, Calif., has been elected as president of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) by the organization's board of directors.

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Myrick is president and CEO of Project Return Peer Support Network in Pasadena. The New York Times profiled her in 2011, including a video.

Other officers elected are:

  • Kevin B. Sullivan of West Hartford, Conn., first vice-president
  • Jim Payne, J.D. of Falls Church, Va., second vice-president
  • Ralph Nelson, Jr., M.D., of Visalia, Calif., treasurer
  • Clarence Jordan, M.B.A., of Cordova, Tenn., secretary

NAMI's membership also re-elected Payne and Nelson to three-year terms on the board.

New board members elected are:

  • Carol Caruso of Collegeville, Pa.
  • Victoria Gonzalez of Oak Park, Ill.
  • Gloria M. Walker of Cincinnati, Ohio

NAMI's board elections were held at its recent national convention in Seattle, June 27-30.

About NAMI

NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope.

http://twitter.com/namicommunicate

http://www.facebook.com/officialNAMI

SOURCE National Alliance on Mental Illness



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