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Our Staff Members and Volunteers

Julia Barragan –
NAMI Youth Mental Health Program Coordinator
I graduated from Sonoma State in 2020 with my B.A. in Liberal Studies and a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. I’ve worked at NAMI for 1 year and am involved with NAMI because I am passionate about helping people in the county access adequate mental health resources.
Susan Dunn –
Education & Support Services Manager
With more than 25 years of developing resiliency through Sonoma County nonprofits, I joined NAMI in 2018. I have an M.A. in psychology from Sonoma State University, and am a Mind-Body Medicine Facilitator. Every day I see the positive difference NAMI makes in the lives of individuals and families, and it is an honor to serve our community.
Nicholas Fierro –
Project Specialist
I graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2017, and I’ve been with NAMI since 2018, when I started as a volunteer. I joined because I wanted to help people in my community access mental health care and advocate for people living with mental illness, as well as their families.
Jason Gallock –
NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group Facilitator
Jim Glover –
NAMI Warmline Specialist
I worked as a psychiatrist from 1973 to 2016. Most of my time was spent with county mental health, and included fifteen years in a small inpatient facility. I’ve worked with NAMI for three years on the Warmline and recently the Family Support Group.
Debra Iervolino –
NAMI Warmline Specialist
I am a wife of 34 years and mother of 4. After years of challenging situations Family to Family class of 2012 was very instrumental in helping John & I support our eldest son Michael who was finally, diagnosed with Paranoid Schizophrenia. Our Ohana will always be grateful to NAMI in Sonoma County for the knowledge, wisdom & understanding imparted to us.
Jane Jackson –
Volunteer Receptionist
Gregg Jann –
NAMI In Our Own Voice Presenter
I’ve been presenting In Our Own Voice since 2011-12. In the 1990s, I chaired the Mental Health Board and had my own start-up. At NAMI I can expand on my mental health work; In Our Own Voice permits a feeling of teaching audiences. I also publish books and blogs on political science and mental health topics — I love being associated with NAMI!
Cinthia Junco –
NAMI Warmline Specialist
Megan McDaniel –
NAMI Warmline Coordinator
Mary-Frances Walsh –
Executive Director

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