Jenna Mehnert



Jenna Mehnert Jenna Mehnert, MSW 
Executive Director 

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  Jenna's Role 
  Jenna is responsible for implementing the agency’s strategic directions and as such oversees the operation of NAMI Maine’s programs and services. Jenna also directs NAMI Maine’s policy and legislative work.

A social worker by education, Jenna began her career as a child welfare worker in Lewiston/Auburn. Having worked in the fields of child welfare, juvenile justice, rape crisis, domestic violence, addiction and criminal justice, Jenna’s career has focused on building better systems for those providing or receiving mental health services from a perspective grounded in lived experience.

Having worked for the administrations’ of Mayor Giuliani, Mayor Williams, and Governor Rendell, Jenna brings a people-first perspective to her policy work. In addition to holding an MSW degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Jenna was the Outstanding Senior Woman for the University of Southern Maine’s 1993 graduating class and received the 2015 Outstanding Women’s Studies Alumni Award from USM.