Board of Directors Openings

The National Alliance on Mental Illness – Fairfield (NAMI-Fairfield) is looking for new candidates to serve on its Board of Directors. Ideal candidates feel passionate about our mission and are interested in getting involved to support our community’s mental health needs.

Individuals with a direct personal or professional connection to mental illness, and people who identify from an underrepresented group are encouraged to apply.

Give us a hand_BOD imageBoard of Directors duties include:

  • To lead the programming and fiscal operations of the organization
  • Attend bi-monthly Board meetings, held at 148 Beach Road, Fairfield
  • To participate in at least one standing committee:
    • Outreach
    • Program
    • Nominating
    • Finance
  • To sign NAMI-Fairfield’s Conflict of Interest disclosure
  • To abide by NAMI-Fairfield’s Code of Ethics
  • Board members must be current members of NAMI-Fairfield; Family membership is $60, Regular membership is $40, Open Door is $5.

Directors serve two-year terms.

Interested? Download the BOD Application form (in PDF format).
Download the BOD Application form (in Word format). 

Download a BOD Openings Flyer, and share with your friends and colleagues.

Questions? Want to talk it through first? Please contact NAMI Fairfield at namiFairfield [at] or 203.586-0826 to learn more.

Interested in getting involved but not quite ready to make the commitment? We’ve got a place for you too! Call us at 203.586-0826.

Applications may be emailed to namiFairfield [at] or mailed to:
c/o First Church Congregational
148 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824



The National Alliance on Mental Illness – Fairfield (NAMI-Fairfield) is a volunteer-driven, grassroots non-profit organization affiliated with NAMI CT and NAMI (national). We are committed to supporting our local community of families, friends and their loved ones with brain disorders by providing education and advocacy to support access to, and understanding of, treatment and research options; to enhance the public’s understanding of brain disorders and eliminate the stigma of mental illness; and to cooperate with other groups that share our goals.

NAMI-Fairfield does not discriminate in recruitment of any applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.