Program Coordinator, Stigma Reduction Programs
Diane is the Program Coordinator for the Stigma Reduction Programs, including In Our Own Voice, Parents & Teachers as Allies, and Ending the Silence. Prior to working at NAMI Ventura County she volunteered over the past ten years as aFamily-to-Family teacher, Provider Education teacher, Friend in the Lobby, Helpline volunteer and more, she has given hundreds of hours to NAMI, winning several Presidential Volunteer Service Awards. Leaving her job of 14 years as the office manager of VCE Services, Diane uses her extensive NAMI volunteer and work experience to manage and expand the Stigma Reduction Programs. In her spare time, Diane enjoys spending time with her children and grandson, her chickens, and her horse.