Our Partners & Supporters

Leadership Board & Staff

NAMI Board of Directors

Beverly Richards

Bruce Hendrick

Candace Adams

Carrie Nettle

Casie Smith

Connie Blacksten

James Gentry

Joe Messner

Judith Geiser

Mac Hawkins

Nancee Kearney

Rita Roberts

SaraAnn Stutzman

Sarah Ecker

NAMI Staff

Helen Walkerly, MSW, LISW-S, Executive Director

Jennifer Grim, Development

Jackie Hunter, MOCA House Program Manager

Norma Hoffa, Finance Manager

Dawn Ross, Administrative Assistant

Andy Augenstein, Van Driver

Tom Rife, Van Driver

Shari Wells, Recovery Aid

Cherill Wertz, Recovery Aid

Abbie Clevenger, Recovery Aid


Our Funders

Our annual operating expenses are funded from grants, corporate and private donations and fundraising activities. We gratefully thank our donors on behalf of the people we serve.


2018 NAMI Leadership Circle


Kathryn Freed/Wayne County Community Foundation, Drs. Dennis & Kathryn Helmuth,  Andrew Noble,  Ivan Stutzman Family, Ken & Helen Walkerly, Mental Health and Recovery Board, Noble Foundation, NAMI Ohio, Orrville Area United Way, PEG’s Foundation


Sally Bernhardt,  Charles & Mindy Brain, Barry & Robin Romich, Tim & Jennifer Smucker, Owen & Christina Yoder, Wooster Rotary Foundation


Kurt & Jody Cline, Dan Fowler, Garth Fowler Jr.,  Garth & Kathleen Fowler, Jon Fowler,  Atlee Kaufman,  Daniel & Nancee Kearney, John & Judy Kropf, Bert Stutzman, Sara Ann Stutzman, Michael & Peggy Schmitz, Dee & Mary Vaidya, Anonymous, Commercial and Savings Bank, Critchfield, Critchfield, & Johnston Attorneys, Holmes-Wayne Electric Foundation, Ivan Weaver Construction, Inc., Knights of Columbus, Prentke Romich Company, Northwestern Local School-HOSA, Seaman Family Foundation, Wooster Brush, RBB, Western Reserve Group, Wooster Hydrostatics