Who We Are

Officers & Committee Chairs


President: Pam Zweifel
(805) 543 - 1825

Vice President: Donna Klein
(805) 440-4858

Secretary: Joey Martinez
(805) 610-6203

Treasurer: Nancy Griffin
(805) 543-9399

Committee Chairs

Family to Family: Henry Herrera
(805) 440-3516

Farmers Market: Heidi Leal

Forensic: Rae Belle Gambs
(805) 461-6590

Library: Heidi Bezaire
 (562) 743-5556

Membership: Pam Zweifel
(805) 543-1825

NAMI Basics
(805) 236-1007

Newsletter & Web: Katy Zweifel

Parents & Teachers as Allies: Marcia Bess
(805) 481-4847

Support Groups:  Madeleine & Joe Johnson
(805) 544-2086



Get Involved

NAMI SLOCO is dedicated to providing support and resources for those with a mental illness and family, friends and loved ones of those with mental illness. We hold meetings at 6:45 on the fourth Tuesday of every month at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in San Luis Obispo. 

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  • To share problems and concerns, as well as the means for overcoming them, at regular monthly NAMI meetings.

  • To assist each other and provide moral and emotional support in times of crisis.

  • To help all who are affected by mental illness, either directly or indirectly.

  • To educate ourselves and to provide information about mental illness to our community.

  • To advocate legislation which can improve the quality and the availability of treatment for those with severe mental illnesses and to provide legislative updates regarding mental health issues.

  • To promote research into the causes and cures of mental illness, and to help raise funds for that purpose.

  • To monitor public and private mental health facilities.

  • To help eradicate the stigma associated with mental illness