About NAMI Champaign
We Have a Simple Mission
To provide education, support, and advocacy, to all persons living in our community who are affected by mental illness.
Founded in 1983, NAMI Champaign is the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grass-roots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. NAMI is an all volunteer non-profit organization and has over 1,100 affiliates in communities across the country who engage in advocacy, research, support, and education.
Interim Executive Director
Teklii DeyKoontz, firstname.lastname@example.org
NAMI Champaign County Board
President: Diane Zell
Vice President: Stefanie (Fannie) Griffin
Interim Secretary: Asako Kinase-Leggett
Treasurer: Carol Lichtensteiger
Interim Assistant Treasurer: Greg Schroeder
Board Member at Large: Emma Dorantes
Board Member at Large: Mary Stahl
Family Representative: Georgiana Schuster
Peer Representative: Stephen Maguire
NAMI Family-to-Family Facilitators:
NAMI Family Support Facilitators:
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Liaison: Richard Brandt
Librarian: Bev Schweighart
Membership: Carolyn Thompson
Website: Cameron Groom & Angie Gruendl
The following are registered service marks of NAMI: In Our Own Voice, NAMI, NAMI Basics, NAMI Connection, NAMI Ending the Silence, NAMI FaithNet, NAMI Family & Friends, NAMI Family Support Group, NAMI Family-to-Family, NAMI Grading the States, NAMI Hearts & Minds, NAMI Homefront, NAMI Information Helpline, NAMI On Campus, NAMI Parents & Teachers as Allies, NAMI Peer-to-Peer, NAMI Provider, NAMI Smarts, NAMIWalks, NAMIWALKS and National Alliance on Mental Illness.