Left to Right: Heather Cooper Ortner, Alzheimer’s LA President & CEO; Connie Keiter, philanthropist; and Sarah Jennings, Alzheimer’s LA VP Major Gifts at the 2017 Alzheimer’s LA Visionary Women’s Luncheon.

Left to Right: Heather Cooper Ortner, Alzheimer’s LA President & CEO; Connie Keiter, philanthropist; and Sarah Jennings, Alzheimer’s LA VP Major Gifts at the 2017 Alzheimer’s LA Visionary Women’s Luncheon.

SERVICE AREA

Alzheimer’s LA serves individuals and their families living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias in Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire.

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

Our award-winning programs helped healthcare organizations adopt tools, workflow processes, and strategies to better serve families affected by dementia. We trained 4,000+ professionals, receiving over 650 referrals from healthcare professionals.

LEADERSHIP

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Heather Cooper Ortner

President and CEO

Hortner@alzgla.org

Dr. Debra Cherry

Executive Vice President

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jackie Macias

Board Chair

Tina Pukonen

Secretary, Pinterest

Lisa Chalfin

Treasurer, Warner Pacfic Insurance Services Inc.

Mark Liberman

Immediate Past Co-Chair

Matt Reid

Immediate Past Co-Chair, Sard Verbinnen & Co.

John Barnes

UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Niloo Bedrood

Deloitte Advisory

Kenneth Chiate

Quinn Emanuel

Helena Chui, M.D.

University of Southern California

Gary L. Ferrell

Ferrell Consulting

Leonor Gavina-Valls

F. Gavina & Sons, Inc.

Jeffrey Glassman

Covington Capital Management

Ingrid Graham

The Movement Talent Agency

Winston Greene

Philanthropist

Robert Hirsch

S.A.H. Investments

Randi Jones

Philanthropist

Susan Disney Lord

The Bel Air Restaurant

Kyle Mabry

American Airlines

Anne Martinez

Entercom

Susan M. Reynolds

Sujac Studios

Elliot Sainer

Philanthropist

Karl Schulze

Schulze Haynes Loevenguth & Co., LLC

John & Cynthia Tiedeman

Judy Wunsch

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles

Val Zavala

Philanthropist

FUNDRAISING EVENTS

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

• An Unforgettable Evening

• walk4ALZ® (locations throughout our service area)

• 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 2019

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

• Improve care for our culturally diverse population

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

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