DRW PAIMI Advisory Council Meets

PAIMI Advisory Council members meeting in DRW Milwaukee conference room

DRW’s PAIMI Advisory Council met in Milwaukee on Friday March 29th. Council Chair Teresa Wargo welcomed 5 new Council members, and the Council discussed plans for 2019. PAIMI stands for Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness. The PAIMI Advisory Council helps the DRW staff and board of directors set priorities for the PAIMI program and advises the board on policies and issues that affect people with mental illness. The Council also serves as a liaison to the communities its members represent. We are grateful to the Council members for their helpful guidance and outreach.

DRW PAIMI Advisory Council members include:

Teresa Wargo, Chair, Christine (Chrissy) Barnard (Superior), Mark Flower – Milwaukee, Cynthia Frahm, Vice Chair – Milwaukee, Naomi Kowald – Cambria, Reggie Leckel – Superior, Pa Der Ly – Milwaukee, Jessica Nell – Madison, Saphronia Purnell-Carson – Green Bay, Christina Proffer – La Crosse, Pete Sayner – La Crosse, Haynie Smith – Milwaukee, Patricia Taylor – Milwaukee, David Zanon, Secretary – Kimberly.

PAIMI Advisory Council members meeting in DRW Milwaukee conference roomPAIMI Advisory Council members standing together for a group photo