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Congratulations! National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) San Antonio is pleased to provide your 2020 Elections ballot for Board of Directors nominations. Your vote is your voice!

Please read the candidate nominations for Board very carefully.  The responsibility for being on the Board of Directors includes playing an active role in setting the direction for the success of our Affiliate. 

NAMI San Antonio Board service is an honor and a privilege in which Board Members represent the organization before the general public and public officials.  Each Board Member serves a three-year term.

Please note:

NAMI San Antonio members who were active in our Affiliate as of July 1, 2020 are eligible to vote.  Each membership is one vote.  There are two voting options for your convenience.

Voting Options:

1) Return the paper ballot using the mailed, self-addressed, stamped envelope. The envelope must be postmarked by November 10, 2020. 

2) Vote via the online SurveyMonkey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NGMQWVS by Nov. 10, 2020
 
  • If you have questions about voting eligibility, the Board candidates, please contact the office at (210) 734-3349 #105.   
  • Voting results will be posted as on our website as soon as possible after the postmark date of Nov. 10, 2020. 





 
Sincerely,

Terri Mabrito  
Terri Mabrito,
Executive Director        
NAMI San Antonio

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* 1. Please confirm your name and date below.

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* 2. Donnie Windham Whited.

Donnie Windham Whited earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Education with an emphasis on Special Education, Learning Disabilities from Central State University in Edmond, Oklahoma.  She graduated with a Masters in Education from the University of Texas, San Antonio (UTSA) in 2004 as a member of the first class of the Urban School Leaders Collaborative (USLC), a partnership with San Antonio ISD. Over the years, Ms. Whited has held numerous leadership positions in the education field and in the community and has been recognized repeatedly for her leadership and accomplishments. Ms. Whited served as principal at Estrada A.C., the Disciplinary Alternative Educational Program for San Antonio ISD until her retirement in 2018.

While serving as principal at Estrada A.C. Ms. Whited developed a passion for obtaining knowledge about children's mental health and substance abuse issues. She initiated Professional Development for the campus focused on attending workshops to better understand children’s mental health issues and how to incorporate their needs into the prescribed rigor of the campus programs.  Through community partnerships and district resources she initiated student mental health programming to include exercise and gardening to promote mental wellness.

Ms. Whited has supported the mission of NAMI for years including Pathways for Hope,  Visionary Awards Luncheon, and NAMIWalks.  She is a caregiver of members of her family who struggle with mental health conditions, serving as a mentor to a young adult family member. Her personal goal and passion since retirement is to enhance her skills as a mental health advocate with a focus on issues concerning children.

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