Board and Staff
President: George has been a member of NAMI Southern Santa Barbara County (NAMI SSBCO) since1999. He is a retired marketing executive.
ANN ELDRIDGE, RN
First Vice President: Ann is a founding member of NAMI SSBCO and served as its president for more than 30 years. Ann is a retired psychiatric nurse.
Second Vice President: Marian has been a member of NAMI SSBCO since 2014, teaches the NAMI Family to Family class and co-facilitates the Weekly Family Discussion Group. She is an exhibit designer for a local museum.
Secretary: Cesli has been a NAMI SSBCO member since 2015. She is a software engineer.
ANNE GREANEY, Retired RN
Treasurer: Anne has been a NAMI SSBCO member since 2006 and also serves as Educational Program Coordinator. She is a registered nurse.
At Large: Lynne has been a member of NAMI SSBCO since 2005 and also serves as Chair of the NAMI/MWC Public Policy Committee. She is a retired academic librarian.
MIKE GORODEZKY, PhD
At Large: Mike has been a member of NAMI SSBCO since 2014. He is a retired mental health professional who has held positions in both public mental health systems and private industry
At Large: Jan has been a NAMI SSBCO member since 1984 and has served on the board for more than 30 years. She is a retired health care public relations manager.
Mental Wellness Center Family Advocate and NAMI Staff Support: Ramona is serving her second “tour of duty” on MWC staff as Family Advocate/NAMI Staff Support, and is herself a family member of an individual living with a mental health disorder; she has extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of local mental health services/resources and how mental health disorders impact all family members.