Board Member - California
Amy Durham is the CEO of NAMI Orange County, CA (National Alliance on Mental Illness). Ten years ago Amy joined NAMI Orange County to work on their fundraising efforts. After starting at NAMI, three of her family members were diagnosed with a mental health condition and her passion to educate the community on mental health blossomed. Amy has created programs for teens and young adults, mentoring opportunities for families and peers, is certified to teach Mental Health First Aid. Additionally over the last 3 years, she has collaborated on creating, writing and facilitating a 40 hour CIT program, CIT Youth, CIT dispatch & CIT corrections training for Orange County.
Amy has worked for non-profits most of her career, with a focus on development and programs. She has enjoyed furthering organizations missions and helping people feel heard, supported and connected to their communities.