Babu George Mathew – Board President
Babu grew up in India. Before moving to the U.S.A. in 1994, he had over 2 decades of experience in Sales & Marketing as a Sales Executive and Business manager. Before finding a “Home” in NAMI, he had collaborated with the support groups of Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA). From 2015 Babu has been a member of the local Family Support group in Littleton, CO. He is a certified Teacher for the Family-to-Family program and Program Leader for the NAMI Family & Friends. He has completed the Mental Health First Aid training. Babu has attended three NAMI National Conventions, 2016 in Denver, 2018 in New Orleans & 2019 in Seattle. For 2 years from 2014, he led a Refugee Mentoring Project from his church in collaboration with the Lutheran Family Services & the Denver Rescue Mission. He currently serves as the Secretary of the NAMI State President’s Council and as a member of the national Advisory Group of NAMI Faithnet. From early 2019, Babu has been leading an outreach to the interfaith and South Asian communities as part of NAMI Colorado’s Strategic Plan on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.