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1528 Chapala Street, Suite 204
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805.892.4259  t
805.892.4250  f

Ventura County Regional Office
2580 E. Main St., Suite 201
Ventura, CA 93003
805.494.5200  t
805.557.1001  f

San Luis Obispo County Regional Office
3232 S. Higuera Street, Ste. 101A San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
805.547.3830  t
805.784.9400  f

Santa Maria Regional Office 
120 East Jones Street, Suite 113 
Santa Maria, CA 93454 
805.636.6432 - t 
805.614.7205 - f

Staff Contacts

Lindsey Leonard - Executive Director |

Gabriella Garcia - Director, Health Systems |

Programs & Services

Kathryn Cherkas - Director of Programs |

Leila Thayer-Malone -Program and Education Manager |

Laura DeLoye - Program and Education Manager |

Jordana Lawrence - Educator and Care Specialist |

Sergio Cendejas - Educator and Care Specialist | 

Gabriella Garcia - Health Systems Director, Region 3 |​


Sonya Branco - Director of Development |

Aracely Avila - Development Manager, East & West Ventura County Walk to End Alzheimer's |

Ali Brieske - Development Manager, Santa Barbara & Santa Maria Walk to End Alzheimer's |

Jeff Glover - Development Specialist |

Maureen McNulty - Executive Donor Advisor, Major and Planned Gifts |

Marketing & Communications

Janelle L'Heureux Boesch - Communications Manager |

Nathan Bero - Office Coordinator/Executive Assistant |

Our 24/7 Helpline serves people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals and the public, providing reliable information and support to all those who need assistance. Call us toll-free anytime day or night at 800.272.3900. 

The most direct and fastest way to contact the office closest to you is to call toll-free 24-hours-a-day, seven days at week at 800.272.3900. Or reach us by email at

Our toll-free number is a "smart" toll-free number in that it recognizes the area code from which you are calling and automatically connects you to the Alzheimer's Association office closest to you.