2014 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon


Saturday, June 14, 2014

Crown Plaza, Monroe, NJ


Please download a registration form here if you wish to register by mail.  Pay online here.


11:15 a.m.      Registration

12:00 noon     Buffet Lunch

12:30 p.m.      Welcome – Mark Perrin, MD, President

        Introduction: Sylvia Axelrod, Executive Director

        Overview of NAMI NJ Accomplishments – Phil Lubitz & Aruna Rao, Associate Directors

        NAMI National Update – Renata Ponichtera, NAMI Center for Excellence

 1:30 p.m.        Award Presentations

 2:30 p.m.        Break

 2:45 p.m.        Concurrent Affiliate Leadership Discussion  and Networking Sessions

1. NAMI Re-Chartering of Affiliates – Phil Lubitz, NAMI NJ Associate Director & Renata Ponichtera, NAMI
2. Membership, Leadership and Fund Development – Sylvia Axelrod, NAMI NJ Executive Director & Marilyn Goldstein, NAMI NJ Director, Family-to-Family Education
3. Publicity,  Marketing and Media Relations – Tara DiMilia, Media Relations Strategist, TellMed Strategies; Maggie Luo, NAMI NJ Communications Director, and Samuel Levy, Past President, NAMI Cumberland County
4. Peer Programs – Kristen Heckeroth, NAMI NJ Hearts & Minds Coordinator, Jill Zwick, IOOV Scheduling Coordinator, Elena Kravitz, IOOV Coordinator

  4:15 p.m.        Adjournment

 (Board Re-Organization Meeting 4:30 – 5:00 PM)