Meet the Staff

Maren H. Peterson,

Executive Director

Jesse Heffernan

Iris Place Director

Helen Timm,

Office Manager


Val Neff, CPS

Iris Place House Manager


Paula Verrett,

Recovery Specialist


John Rose

Iris Place Guest Services Coordinator


Ann Jadin,

Community Engagement Director


Amanda Farrell, CPS

Peer Companion

Megan McLachlan,

Youth & Family Program Coordinator


Amanda Hofacker

Peer Companion


Wendy Magas,

Communications Director


Jeanne Dixon

Peer Companion


Kelly Kumbier,

Development Assistant

Patti Canan

Peer Companion


Kara Patterson

Volunteer Coordinator


Our Mission


NAMI Fox Valley works to support and empower everyone touched by mental illness.  We commit to eliminate stigma and nurture recovery through education, support, advocacy and outreach.


Our Vision


We envision a community, free of stigma,

that supports and promotes

mental health and recovery.

NAMI Fox Valley   |    211 E. Franklin St., Appleton, WI    |    (920) 954-1550   |
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