Group of Diverse Hands Together
NAMI Massachusetts Staff

The staff at NAMI Massachusetts works to further our mission and support NAMI members, programs, and affiliates across the state.

Andrew Fishman
Compass Navigator
617-580-8541 x 215

Eliza T. Williamson, M.Ed, MFA, CPS
Deputy Director of Programs
617-580-8541 x 221

Ilya Cherkasov, MS
Director of Family Programs
617-580-8541 x 219

Jess Frisch
Compass Navigator
617-580-8541 x 212

Jill Gichuhi
Compass Helpline Director
617-580-8541 x 203

Judi Maguire, BA, CPS, COAPS
Director of Peer Support Programs
617-580-8541 x 223

Karen Gromis
Deputy Director of Development
617-580-8541 x 204

Kyrie Mohammed
Community Education and Outreach Administrative Assistant
617-580-8541 x 217

Marilyn DeSantis, MS
Chief Financial Officer
617-580-8541 x 208

Michelle Ward-Gilles, M.Ed
Director of Community Education and Outreach
617-580-8541 x 216

Olivia DaDalt
Communications Manager
617-580-8541 x 210

(contact for media inquiries)

Steve Shea
617-580-8541 x 200

Timothy Burton
Criminal Justice Diversion Project Coordinator
617-580-8541 x 209

Tracey Schear
Interim Executive Director