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Our Team


Robert Taylor
Executive Director

Leslie Davis
Grants & Accounting Director

Rocio Cornejo Panameno
Education & Volunteer Director

Patricia Neme
Latinx, Newsletter & Community Outreach Director

Olivia Heffernan
Communications, Events & Youth Services Manager

Veronika M. Yecguanchuy-Park
Education & Staffing Coordinator

Gray Davis
HelpLine and Grants Manager

Tracie Pon
Peer PALS Coordinator and Outreach Assistant

Debra Mechanic
Office Support

Ken Tomiyama
HelpLine Trainer and Coach & Outreach Per Diem

Jill Johnson
Community Intake Specialist

David Lo
IT Director

Ruan Frenette
CIT Program Supervisor

Kira Liess
HelpLine Specialist/Peer Facilitator & Instructor

John McMahon
HelpLine Specialist

John Butler
Senior Peer Facilitator & Instructor

Calvin Shelton 
Senior Peer Facilitator & Instructor

Dr. Jennifer Harrison
Staff Psychologist & Trainer

Ron Dugrenier
Newsletter Producer


Board of Directors

Board members of NAMI San Mateo County strive to create an environment of support for those dealing with day-to-day issues of living with a mental illness, and for their friends and relatives.

Chris Rasmussen

Bianca Coleman
Vice President

Kim Gariéby

Kate Phillips

Dr. Jennifer Harrison

Yoko Ng

John Butler









Advisory Council

Ian Adamson

Sally Mayer

Dr. Cameron D. Quanbeck, MD

Sharon Roth

Pat Way