Board Leadership

NAMI Virginia Board Members are dedicated people committed to support, education, and advocacy to our local, state, and national community.

 

2017-2018 Board of Directors

Executive Committee

President: Peter Nicewicz, J.D.
Alexandria
Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

1st Vice President: Sandy Mottesheard
Gloucester
Retired and Community Volunteer

2nd Vice President: Rob Reed, Esq.
Richmond
Attorney, Allen & Allen

Secretary: Lynda J. Hyatt, PhD
Richmond
Executive and Clinical Director, Gateway Homes

Treasurer: Rich Shelton
West Point
Good Neighbor Community Services

At-Large Member: Becky Graser
Warsaw
Coordinator, Peer Recovery Centers

Directors

Damien Cabezas
Forest
Chief Executive Officer, Horizon Behavioral Health

Cristy Corbin
Mechanicsville
Family Support Partner, United Methodist Family Services

Steven Dixon, PhD
Richmond
Vice President for Behavioral Health for Virginia, Optum

Jennifer Giles
Richmond
Veteran, U.S. NAVY and Community Volunteer

Rob Krupicka
Alexandria
Small business owner, entrepreneur, & public affairs professional

Board Committees

Administrative: Peter Nicewicz (Chair), Sandy Mottesheard, Rob Reed

Consumer Affairs:  Jenn Giles (Chair), Becky Graser

Education and Programs: Jenn Giles (Chair), Rich Shelton, Cristy Corbin, Steven Dixon

Finance: Rich Shelton (Chair), Becky Graser, Damien Cabezas, Peter Nicewicz

Fundraising: Rich Shelton (Chair), Becky Graser, Steve Dixon

Membership and Affiliate Relations: Rob Reed (Chair), Sandy Mottesheard

Nominating: Sandy Mottesheard (Chair), Becky Graser, Jenn Giles

Public Affairs: Lynda Hyatt (Chair), Peter Nicewicz, Rob Krupicka