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KATRINA DAVIS - DARNELL

PRESIDENT

Katrina serves on the Board as the President.  She is the daughter of Davis Mental Health Groups’ memorialized inspiration - Pat and Carlotta Davis.  While facing the tragic loss of her parents, Katrina decided to direct her anguish into a larger platform of activism.  This resolution, coupled with her professional skills enables her to coach persons (families) towards finding appropriate mental health resources.  Personally impacted, she knows first hand how helpless one can feel while trying to assist a loved one with severe mental illness.  She passionately embraces civilizing mental health education and support for all persons and families impacted by mental health challenges. Katrina is Mental Health First Aid Certified for both Youth and Adults and holds a Masters Degree in Adult Education/Training and Development. "Most of my skills naturally come from being a people person - I thrive on providing education and support to empower people impacted by mental illness, their families, and communities to flourish in their mental health journeys."

ROSEMARY HAVENS

TREASURER

Rosemary serves on the Board as the Treasurer of Davis Mental Health Group.  She is married to Sam and is a native to Freeport.  Alongside holding responsibilities as DMHG Treasurer, she helps to support our social media presence through curating content, and co-facilitates group therapy, along with Sam, every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.  Co-facilitating group therapy is a passion of hers; which in part, has been supported by her relationship with members of the Freeport community. Her passion for helping those with mental illness is clear.  Rosemary is a certified teacher for Mind Your Mind classes offered by Davis Mental Health Group.

SAM HAVENS

VICE PRESIDENT

Sam serves on the Board as the Vice-President of Davis Mental Health Group.  His passion for helping people and their families who experience mental illness is one of the reason's why he enjoys co-facilitating group therapy at our office in Freeport, IL.  He has extensive training in Facilitation, Team Building and Team Conflict from The Leadership Institute at Highland Community College. He is certified in teaching Mind Your Mind classes provided by Davis Mental Health Group

KRISTA EKBERG

BOARD MEMBER

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MCKENZIE JACKSON

FACILITATOR

Mckenzie serves on the Board as the Vice President of Donor and Affiliate Relations and facilitates the Carroll County, IL Support Group. She is the daughter of the Groups’ memorialized inspiration - Pat and Carlotta Davis.  Knowing first-hand what it's like to care for someone who is mentally ill and experience heartache and devastation due to mental illness, she has made a conscious decision to carry her parents legacy forward.  She is a mother to three boys and a daughter.  They serve as her motivation to ensure the community surrounding them  has access to the mental health education and support they need to build a strong future.  Mckenzie specializes in connecting people throughout the community.  She is an excellent communicator in letting others know about the support options, events, and activities provided by Davis Mental Health Group.   She also enjoys identifying people, businesses and organizations who would like to support or partner with our non-profit.  Her strengths come from her big heart and ability to connect with people.

JOEL EKBERG

BOARD MEMBER

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HALEY FRANKE

MARKETING

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OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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