Diane Krisanda

Diane Krisanda lives in Bostic (Rutherford County) and is President of NAMI South Mountains, NC. She has been a NAMI member for eight years, including two years in NC after retiring from her position as a Certified Activity Director in the psychiatric unit of Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital in PA. Diane is a state trainer for Family Support Groups, a teacher for Family to Family, a presenter for Parents & Teachers as Allies, and an active member of the Council of Affiliate Presidents. Since leading her own affiliate to be one of the first in NC to achieve re-affiliation, she has been helping other affiliates to reach that goal. Diane has several family members living with mental illness.