Desiree Irvin
Executive Director

Desiree came to NAMI York-Adams Counties PA in January 2020 overseeing all operations of the organization. Desiree has been working in non-profit since 2003 and brings with her over 20 years of experience in advancement, executive leadership, marketing, grant writing, and event planning. Prior to working in the non-profit sector, Desiree graduated from York County Vo-Tech with a drafting degree and went on to earn her engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State.

Desiree’s personal experience with mental illness began after several life experiences in adulthood. “I didn’t recognize it as mental illness and struggled for several years before I was able to get the help I needed.” Desiree wants to share her experience and the programs and services of NAMI York Adams Counties PA so others don’t have to live in silence.

Jamie Latshaw
Advocacy Representative

Jamie uses her passion and life experiences to lead our advocacy activities and initiatives. Each month Jamie participates in the NAMI Keystone Advocacy Roundtable. Through this group Jamie is able to share updates and help keep our organization informed. Additionally, Jamie is our office accountant and a trainer for NAMI Smarts for Advocacy. She enjoys helping people get answers to their questions. To reach Jamie with a question or concern email her at jamie.latshaw@namiyorkadams.org

Jazmin Cartwright
Program Coordinator

Jazmin brings a wealth of nonprofit experience to NAMI York-Adams. At Carnegie Mellon University, she worked with vulnerable student populations to empower and advocate on their behalf. While working for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Jazmin managed a diverse array of grants and grantees, helping critical human services programs across the Commonwealth. Jazmin aims to eliminate the stigmas associated with mental illness and empower individuals and families who are suffering, showing them that a fulfilling life is not only possible but sustainable as well. To reach Jazmin with questions about our programs, email her at jazmin.cartwright@namiyorkadams.org.