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Lindsey Leonard, MA, Executive Director |

Nathan Bero, Office Coordinator/Executive Assistant |

Programs & Services

Kathryn Cherkas, MPH, Director of Programs |

Gabriella Garcia, PsyD, Program and Education Manager |​

Leila Thayer-Malone, MPA, Program and Education Manager |

Laura DeLoye, Program and Education Manager |

Jordana Lawrence, Educator and Care Specialist |

Sergio Cendejas, Educator and Care Specialist | 

Development & Events

Director of Development | Vacant

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 |

Development Manager - The Longest Day | Vacant

Marketing & Communications

Janelle L'Heureux Boesch, Communications Manager |

Advocacy & Public Policy

Joshua Bohannan, JD, Public Policy & Advocacy Manager - Region 3 |

Health Systems

Health Systems Director - Region 3 | Vacant

Donor Services

Maureen McNulty, Executive Donor Advisor, Major and Planned Gifts - Region 3 |

Finance Department

Kelly Mahan, Senior Accountant - Region 3 |

Katie Marchal, Finance Director - Region 3 |

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