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The Alzheimer's Association provides vital services and support to those individuals struggling with the disease, their families and caregivers.

The Greater Pennsylvania Chapter serves 59 counties in western, central and northeastern Pennsylvania through our six offices.

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.

For our latest annual report click here

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Financial information

The Greater Pennsylvania 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 76% funds raised for programs, services and research efforts.

Fiscal Year 2015 (July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016)

Greater Pennsylvania Chapter Audited Financial Statement - FY 2016

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Officers–Greater Pennsylvania Chapter

Gail Roddie-Hamlin, MPH, CHES - President & CEO
Dave Rhoads - Vice President of Operations
Clay Jacobs -Vice President of Programs and Services

Board of Directors – Greater Pennsylvania Chapter

Diane Geisler - Chair (S&T Bank)
John Rudy - Vice Chair (Aerotek)
Jennifer Lingler, PhD - Secretary (University of Pittsburgh)

Tesha L. Nesbit Arrington (Erie Insurance)
Christopher A. Brodman (Metz Lewis Brodman Must O'Keefe LLC)
Sara Bruton (Simon Lever LLP)
J. Bracken Burns, Sr. (retired)
Paul J. Eslinger, Ph.D. (Penn State Hershey Medical Center)
J. Reed Gooding (GSM Roofing)
Doug Knoch (Fed/Ex Ground)
Andrea Jeffress, MD (OB/GYN Associates of Erie)
Joel Kroft (Country Meadows Retirement Communities)
Betsy Momich (Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh)
David M. Phipps, Esq. (Phipps Law Firm, LLC)
Stan Richards (Land Eclipse Resources)
Geoffrey M. Roche (Pocono Medical Center)
Owen Thomas (Penn State Hershey)
Eveline Young (retired)


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Alzheimer's Association

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