NAMI is a grassroots, family and consumer, self-help, support, education and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons with serious mental illnesses, also known as severe brain disorders.

NAMI Tarrant County Board meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month. They are open to members who wish to attend. Please call office manager to verify the meeting date.


NAMI Tarrant County Board of Directors

Ed Guthrie - President
Elizabeth Valderas - Vice President
Tammy Baxter - Secretary
Pam Harmon- Treasurer

Rachel Lubke
Christopher Janvier
Kim Zueck
Catherine Wightman
Bonnie Bell
Cynthia Savage
Turquoise Banks
Nedra Simmons

Jennifer Nunley Office Manager
Julia Webb Executive Director and Walk Manager

Board Minutes

February 2017 Board Minutes
January 2017 Board Minutes
May 2016 Board Minutes
April 2016 Board Minutes
March 2016 Board Minutes
January 2016 Board Minutes
December 2015 Board Minutes
November 2015 Board Minutes
October 2015 Board Minutes
September 2015 Board Minutes
August 2015 Board Minutes
July Special 2015 Board Minutes
July 2015 Board Minutes
June 2015 Board Minutes
May 2015 Board Minutes
April 2015 Board Minutes
March 2015 Board Minutes
February 2015 Board Minutes
January 2015 Board Minutes


NAMI's mission statement:

NAMI recognizes that the key concepts of recovery, resiliency and support are essential to improving the wellness and quality of life for all persons affected by mental illness.

NAMI will advocate at all levels to ensure that all persons affected by mental illness receive the services that they need and deserve, in a timely fashion. Mental illnesses should not be an obstacle to a full and meaningful life for persons who live with them.


NAMI Texas’ Mission Statement:

NAMI TEXAS is dedicated to improving the quality of life of all individuals living with mental illness and their families.


NAMI Tarrant County’s Mission Statement:

To improve the quality of life for all affected by mental illness, to support their recovery, and to eradicate the stigma and misconceptions of mental illness.