NAMI Farmington Valley’s Board is elected by NAMI members to provide strategic guidance in the fulfillment of our mission to provide advocacy, education, support and public awareness to help all individuals and families affected by mental illness build better lives.

We are happy to have the following people on our current board:


President: Mary Latina-Smoolca
Vice-President:  Lynne Benjamin & Grace Grinnell
Secretary:  Margaret Kelly
Treasurer:  Hylda Brown
At Large: Marilyn Ricci

Board Members (2022-2023)

James Bevilacqua
Lisa Bress
Louise Buccheri
Joel Hershfield
Colleen Kenton

Sheryle Pardee
Michael Pineau
Michael Tingley
Alex Walls
Marisa Walls

Past Board Members

Michael Broulilette
Rick Connel
Brenda Cote
Jerilyn Denson
Kathy Dublanica
Stan Kenton
Emily LaCroix
Roseann Lemkey

Achey Jacob
Stan Kenton
Barbara Melesko
Patricia O’Konis
Daisy Olivio
Frances Pass
Peter Reynolds
Deb Strong