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Our mission
To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Our vision
A world without Alzheimer's disease.


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Chapter staff

Eric VanVlymen, Executive Director

Judi Allbery, Helpline Helpline Specialist

Velma Barber, MSW, LISW, Community Support Servives Director 

Jane Eckels, LISW, Clinical Services Director

Melissa Edwards, Operation Specialist

Kathleen Feisley, LSW, Clinical Services Coordinator

Judith Fowler, Associate Director, Finance/Operations 

Laurel Kerr, MS, Associate Director, Programs 

Teresa Thomas, LSW, Director of Development 

Marie McLaughlin, Special Event Coordinator

Carrie Mueller, Director Outreach and Communications

Courtney Ross, Community & Professional Educational Coordinator

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Financial information

The Miami Valley Chapter is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. The chapter uses 75% of monies raised for programs, services and research efforts.

Whistleblower Policy

IRS Form 990

Annual report

If you would like to receive a copy of our annual report please contact the Executive Director, Eric VanVlymen at (937) 291-3332.

Strategic plan

Please contact the Executive Director, Eric VanVlymen at for our most current plan.

Board of directors - Miami Valley Chapter

Board Leadership

President - Dave Dudon
Vice President for Public Policy: Vickie Carraher
Vice President for Chapter Programs: Joe Stewart
Vice President for Development: Mark Levy
Vice President for Finance/Treasurer: Joel Seifert
Secretary: Mike Emoff
Nominating & Personnel Committee Chair:  Judy Wyatt
Ohio Council Delegate: Vickie Carraher

Board Members:

Ward Allen
Larry Lawhorne, MD
Linda Smith
Dennis Stauffer
Julia Wallace
Cheryl Wheeler

Area we serve

The Alzheimer's Association - Miami Valley Chapter serves the central western area of Ohio.

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Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.