Pictured L-R: Scott Richard Lord, Jennifer Holliday, Susan Disney Lord

Pictured L-R: Scott Richard Lord, Jennifer Holliday, Susan Disney Lord

SERVICE AREA

Greater Los Angeles, Inland Empire, South Ventura County

MISSION STATEMENT

Improving the lives of local families affected by Alzheimer’s/Dementia by increasing awareness, delivering effective programs/services, providing compassionate support, and advocating for quality care and a cure.

COMMUNITY IMPACT

Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles became 100% local in January 2016. All money raised stays within Greater Los Angeles and the Inland Empire, allowing us to provide free programs and services to individuals and their families.

LEADERSHIP

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Heather Cooper Ortner

President and CEO

Hortner@alzgla.org

Dr. Debra Cherry

Executive Vice President

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mark Liberman

Board Co-Chair

Matt Reid

Board Co-Chair, Sard Verbinnen & Co.

Jackie Macias

Vice Chair

Gary L. Ferrell

Treasurer, Ferrell Consulting

Tina Pukonen

Secretary

Elliot Sainer

Immediate Past Chair

Lisa Chalfin, Warner Pacfic Insurance Services Inc.

Kenneth Chiate, Quinn Emanuel

Chad Cole, First Light Real Estate

Helena Chui, M.D., University of Southern California

Leonor Gavina-Valls, F. Gavina & Sons, Inc.

Ingrid Graham, The Movement Talent Agency

Pansy Greene

Robert Hirsch, S.A.H. Investments

Susan Disney Lord, The Bel Air Restaurant

Kyle Mabry, American Airlines

Anne Martinez

Susan M. Reynolds, KPMG Advisors

Karl Schulze, Schulze Haynes Loevenguth & Co.,LLC

Judy Wunsch

Val Zavala, KCET

HONORARY MEMBERS

Stephen Henning, Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP

Joshua Trabulus, M.D.

MEMBERS EMERITUS

Michael Arthur

Stephen Breuer, Wilshire Boulevard Temple

Larry Varnes

FUNDRAISING EVENTS

Alzheimer’s Greater LA holds many fundraising events throughout the year:

  • An Unforgettable Evening
  • walk4ALZ® (locations throughout our service area)
  • tackleALZ
  • arts4ALZ/Memories in the Making Art Auction
  • women4ALZ® Visionary Women’s Awards Luncheon
  • Salon events
  • run4ALZ®

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Events Helpline Office administration Public policy Support group facilitation Education programs Community outreach

GIVING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Online
  • Phone
  • Matching gifts (contact your HR department)
  • Corporate giving
  • Planned giving
  • Payroll deduction
  • Host your own fundraising event
  • Donate your unwanted car. Truck, boat or RV
  • Event sponsorship

GOALS FOR 2018

• Increase public awareness of Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles, and our free programs & services for individuals and families

• Increase awareness of the scope and scale of Alzheimer’s/dementia to Greater LA/Inland Empire and the impact it has on families and communities

• Decrease reticence in reaching out to Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles for support

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