THREE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN
2011 – 2013
Goal 1: NAMI Idaho will achieve and maintain status as a fully chartered NAMI state organization
2011: Complete chartering process under NAMI National Standards of Excellence
Diversity, Inclusion and Nondiscrimination (2011)
Code of Ethics (2011)
Conflict of Interest (2010)
Document Retention (2011)
Employee Compensation (2011)
2011 - 2013: Develop and adopt Board Governance policies (other than those required
Expense Reimbursement (2010)
Committees/Procedures & Charters (2010)
Advocacy and Public Policy (2011)
Others as needed
2012 - 2013: Maintain compliance with charter requirements of NAMI National and work
towards compliance with all the Standards of Excellence
Goal 2: NAMI Idaho will ensure its sustainability
2011 - 2013: Further develop the Board Committee structure, membership and
Conduct regular meetings of Board committees (Affiliate Support, CIT,
Communications and Outreach, Educational Program,
Elections, Finance and Funding, Public Policy and Advocacy)
Increase non-Board membership with focus on diversity and inclusion
2011: Assign tasks to the Board Committees for compliance with the Standards
Cultural competence plan
Compliance with the NAMI Identity and Style Guidelines
Others as needed
2011 - 2013: Recruit qualified candidates for Board of Directors
2011: Create Board of Directors Handbook both in hard copy for the Directors and
to be posted on the website (2011)
2011 - 2013: Develop an annual budget with input from affiliates as appropriate
2011 - 2013: Develop diversified funding sources to support the strategic plan and
Secure at least two on-going corporate or other sponsorships to
support the organization (2012)
Develop a fund raising plan to generate $10,000 annually (2011)
Execute first major fund raising campaign/activity (2012)
Assist local affiliates in fund raising activities to meet their needs (2013)
2012: Fully utilize new NAMI National membership data base to identify new
2012: Complete needs assessment for establishment of new affiliates.
2012: Increase state membership by 10%
2013: Assist in formation of one new affiliate by creating:
Affiliate Bylaws template
Standard policies templates
501(c) (3) status assistance
Leadership development assistance
Goal 3: NAMI Idaho will be an effective advocate in the state of Idaho and appropriately support NAMI National on issues concerning mental illness with an informed, professional presence, a single voice, and representation on key state and national committees/boards.
2011: Implement and ensure functionality of Advocacy and Public
Policy Committee and policy review process.
2011 - 2013: Prepare for and present issues statement and position papers to policy
makers including legislators on mental health issues and funding.
Issue press releases and news reports on matters of significance
Make personal appearance, contact with legislators during legislative
2011 - 2013: Coordinate advocacy efforts in support of NAMI national public policy
2011 - 2013: Appoint and sustain appropriate representation on state committees
and boards with reports to the Board of Directors and membership.
Goal 4: NAMI Idaho will support and expand education about mental illness to increase awareness and decrease stigma.
2011 - 2013: Model respectful and dignified treatment of all persons living with
2013: Plan a NAMI Idaho Annual Conference
2013: Provide scholarship aid for attendance at NAMI National Conference.
2011 - 2013: Provide financial and leadership support for Affiliates’ presentation of
Basics, Connection, Family to Family, Peer to Peer, IOOV and Family
Create an accurate and comprehensive data base of all trained
trainers, teachers, and facilitators (2011)
Create master calendar of trainings and class offerings (2012)
Report educational program data as required by NAMI National (2011 –
2012: Organize and sponsor Basics, Connection, Family to Family, Peer to Peer,
IOOV and Family Support Groups teacher training as required by the
2013: Provide scholarship assistance for Basics, Connection, Family to Family,
Peer to Peer, IOOV and Family Support Group Train the Trainer events.
2011 - 2013: Support implementation and expansion of Memphis Model CIT statewide
Provide financial and leadership support to the Idaho CIT Workgroup
Seek funding to support CIT through grants and in-kind contributions
Sponsor training of Idaho CIT Trainers
Support regional CIT Academies
Support development and implementation of regional Introduction
to CIT programs
2012: Develop media strategy including printed press, broadcast, website and
Goal 5: NAMI Idaho will support the expansion and strengthening of community-based mental health services that promote recovery and resiliency.
2011 - 2013: Attend all meetings of the Behavioral Health Interagency Collaborative and
try to influence their decision-making through communications and
2011 - 2013: Be actively involved in Regional Mental Health Boards or their replacement
organization and ensure that family and consumers are adequately
2011: Be actively involved in the Medicaid Managed Care RFI and RFQ by creating
position papers and interacting with Idaho Medicaid and the legislature
2011 - 2013: Advocate for the collection, analysis and public dissemination of meaningful
mental health services data
2011 - 2013: Publicly advocate for mental health services and funding
Goal 6: NAMI Idaho will communicate with candor and transparency.
2011 - 2013: Conduct one meeting annually in each Region.
2011: Continue to send monthly updates to all affiliates following each Board
2011: Acquire NAMI Idaho dedicated cell phone; monitor and document telephone
and email inquiries and respond to requests for assistance.
2012: Establish, print and circulate a quarterly NAMI Idaho newsletter
2013: Research, compile and distribute a state-wide data base of mental health
service providers’ directory