Bios of Our Legends

ann eldridge

Ann Eldridge

Board Member, 1970s to 2018
Founder, NAMI Santa Barbara Chapter

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john foley

John Foley, PhD

Board President 1972- 1973
Professor Emeritus, Research Professor UCSB

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maribel jarchow

Maribel Jarchow

Board of Directors, 1983-2001
1997 Volunteer of the Year

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anita mackey

Anita Mackey

Board Member, 1980s

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Jan Winter

Jan Winter

Board Chair, 1994-1996
NAMI volunteer for 30+ years
Ann Eldridge Award recipient

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darcy keep

Darcy Keep

Chair of the Mental Health Arts Festival Committee
Board Member, 1998-2022
Cottage Health Administrative Director, Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine

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dorothy lewolt

Dorothy LeWolt

Board of Directors, 1998-2000
Education Committee Chair

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nancy chase

Nancy Chase

Board Chair, 1998

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gil garcia

Gil Garcia

Board Chair, 2000

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george kaufmann

George Kaufmann

Board Chair, 2005-2007
Board Member, 2001-2011
Santa Barbara NAMI President, 2014- 2022
NAMI Steering Committee, 2000 – 2014

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jan luc

Jan Luc

Board of Directors, 2000-2003, 2005-2006
2001 Volunteer of the Year

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paul and pam erickson

Paul Erickson

Board of Directors, 2005-2010, 2016-2022
Medical Director, Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine at Cottage Health System
Professional consultant to MWC and NAMI

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robert tauber

Robert Tauber

Clinical Supervisor, Program Director, Consultant
Patriarch of the Fellowship Club
Intern supervisor

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karel deveer

Karel deVeer

Board member, 2007-2011, 2016-2021
Treasurer, 2008-2011, 2019-2020, and Co-treasurer 2021

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ann lippincott

Ann Lippincott

Board member, 2007-present
Board Chair, 2011-2013
Education Committee Leader
Teaches NAMI Family-to-Family courses and Mental Health First Aid/Youth First Aid

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ned emerson

Ned Emerson

Board Chair, 2018-2020
Board Member, 2010-2011, 2014, 2017-2022

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andrea (andy) carnaghe

Andy Carnaghe

Board of Directors, 2014, 2016-2018, 2020-2022
Board Chair, 2016-2018
Board Co-treasurer, 2021-2022

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