Jamie Belsito / Founder and Honorary Board Chair
Jamie Zahlaway Belsito was elected to the Massachusetts Legislature in December 2021, representing the 4th Essex District. A Boston native, Jamie is a former Commissioner on the (MA) Ellen Story Special Commission on Postpartum Depression; is a trustee at her alma mater, Salem State University; and is a Board member of the Massachusetts March of Dimes. As the former Advocacy Chair for the National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health, Jamie led a grassroots movement engaging mothers and families across the United States to help pass the Bringing Postpartum Depression Out of the Shadows Act in 2016, the first-ever federal legislation addressing maternal mental health. Jamie is a former candidate for United States Congress, where she used her platform to focus on the health and wellness of women, children and families. She is committed to keeping maternal mental health a focal point in our nation’s policy, centering communities of need at the heart of access and funding. Jamie and her family live in Topsfield MA.
Email Jamie at email@example.com.