Steve Pitman, J.D.

Lake Forest, CA

Steve Pitman is a member of the NAMI Board of Directors.  Steve has been on the Board of Directors of NAMI Orange County since July 2010.  He has been the President of the NAMI Orange County Board of Directors since March, 2011.

Steve came to NAMI through NAMI Family-to-Family.  After one of the many serious episodes suffered by his brother, Steve found himself in a room full of people who understood and did not judge or shame him.  It was Family-to-Family and it was transformative!  Steve has lead support groups, taught the Provider class and continues to teach Family-to-Family.

Steve believes that the foundational focus of NAMI has been, and must continue to be, the lived experience of the family and the mentally ill family member.

Steve earned his B.A. from Culver-Stockton College and his J.D. from Western State University - School of Law.

During the 2018-2019 Board term, Steve will serve as chair of the Governance Committee and a member of the Development and Planning Committees.