Board Leadership

NAMI Dane County is governed by an active 14-member volunteer Board of Directors that includes people living with mental illness, family members, mental health professionals, and educators. The board is responsible for setting the budget and priorities of NAMI Dane County as well as developing the organization’s strategic plan.


Brett Wilfrid, President
Scott Strong, Vice President
Sue Petkovsek, Secretary
David Bolles, Treasurer
Kristen Brey, at-large member

The Board and I are excited to dream big, to expand the size and scope of NAMI Dane County’s reach, and to honor the legacy of the founding chapter of an amazing national organization.
— Brett Wilfrid, President


Brenda Nelson
Corinda Rainey-Moore
John Vander Meer
Ben Van Pelt
Ron Diamond, M.D.
Kristen Esbensen
Donna Ulteig
Ron Luskin
Zaher Karp

From left to right: John Vander Meer, Sue Petkovsek, Kristen Brey, Brett Wilfrid, Ben Van Pelt


2016-2018 Strategic Plan                Bylaws


The minutes from meetings of the Board of Directors are made publicly available to ensure transparency.