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: Marilyn Ricci, M.S. RDN
Vice-President:  Mary Latina-Smoolca
Secretary:  Margaret Kelly
Treasurer:  Hylda Brown
At Large: Sheryle Pardee

Board Members (2011-2022)

Lynn Benjamin
James Bevilacqua
Hylda Brown
Jerilyn Denson
Grace Grinnell
Joel Hershfield
Margaret Kelly
Colleen Kenton

Stan Kenton
Mary Latina-Smoolca
Sheryle Pardee
Michael Pineau
Marilyn Ricci
Alexander Walls
Marisa Walls

Past Board Members

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

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