Terrence McNelis

Senior Advisor

Years with Merakey

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” - Ernest Hemingway

Terrence McNelis has over 40 years experience as a service delivery administrator and was a 20 year member of the National Association for Persons with Dual Diagnosis Board of Directors. He was the President of the NADD Board for 14 years and is a recipient of the prestigious Frank L. Menolascino Excellence Award. This is a National Award given to the finest leaders in the field of serving individuals with mental illness and an intellectual disability. Mr. McNelis is a sought after national and international speaker on issues surrounding the clinical treatment and national policy on issues of the co-morbidity of IDD and Mental Illness. Mr. McNelis is often brought in as a consultant around difficult cases assisting in the support of people with Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Illness.