NAMI Wilmington’s Annual Meeting of the Membership is being held on May 21st 2024, where an election of new board members will take place. Please review the biographies of the board member nominees below.

Attention all NAMI Wilmington members: the board member election ballot is now open until 5/15/24 at 11:59 PM. All members are encouraged to vote and must vote online here. Results will be announced at our board meeting on 5/21/24 at 6pm.

Janis Eldrige

Janis Eldridge has been a NAMI family member in Indiana, Delaware, and New Jersey
and became more active with NAMI Wilmington in 2015. She is currently the Walk for
Awareness Coordinator, Membership Coordinator and Recording Secretary for
NAMI-Wilmington. She is also involved in her local church as Welcome Ministry
Chairman and Baptismal Preparation educator.

Kimberly Light

Kimberly Light is currently the Director of Business Development and Customer Relations for
Capeside Psychiatry and Addiction care, a mental health organization located in Wilmington,
NC. She has held this position for 4 years, after having been the Director of Operations for 2
additional years. She has a deep level of involvement in the local mental health community. She
also holds a degree in Financial Economics and has banking and finance experience.

Sheryl Sparks

Sheryl Sparks is currently active as a certified peer support, NC Certified Nursing Assistant and
Certified Med Tech and National WRAP Facilitator. Sheryl has recently relocated from Greenville
South Carolina and was involved with NAMI SC SHARE and also a peer support facilitator for
NAMI SC for two years. She is currently a trained facilitator for NAMI Connection Peer Support
group and Peer to Peer Classes. She is employed as a certified peer support facilitator for
Novant Health in Wilmington, NC.