Meet Our Staff

For more information about NAMI Tennessee services please contact us.
1101 Kermit Drive, Suite 605, Nashville TN 37217
615.361.6608 | Toll Free (800) 467-3589
To reach our staff, please connect through their email below or dial 615.361.6608
and use our automated phone system to connect you to their extension.


Jeff Fladen
Executive Director

Mary Sims
Affiliate Support Coordinator

Anna Collins
Development Coordinator

Roger Stewart
Deputy Director

Kim Rush King
CIT Coordinator

Caleb McLean
IOOV Coordinator

Susan Ezzell
Finance Coordinator

Denise Stewart
Volunteer Education Coordinator

Rachel Wilson
Youth Engagement Coordinator

David Gumina
Office Manager

Alisa LaPolt

Director of Policy & Advocacy

Leah Gray
Program Manager

NAMI Tennessee prioritizes key values critical to serving Tennesseans with behavioral health needs including programs and practices focused on promotion, intervention, and recovery support services which:

•   Encourage co-occurring competent and co-occurring friendly programs;

•   Support culturally responsive and linguistically competent services;

•   Uphold System of Care core values and principles;

•   Aim to prevent and mitigate the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs);

•   Promote trauma informed approaches; and

•   Prioritize evidence-based and/or evidence-informed services resulting in strong outcomes.

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