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About us

The Alzheimer's Association, Southeast Florida Chapter is a local 501(c)3 organization committed to helping the families in 8 counties: Okeechobee, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. The Chapter advances efforts for researching a cure through fundraising with its signature event Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, and provides support and educational services to more than 150,000 persons with Alzheimer's disease and their families and caregivers locally.

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.

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Financial information

The Southeast Florida 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.

Click here to view the FY15 Annual Report.
Click here to view the FY14 Annual Report.
Click here to view the FY13 Annual Report.

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Board of Directors – Southeast Florida Chapter

Mark Todd, PhD

Board Members
Elliot W. Starman, CPA
Enrique Piñeiro, LEED AP
Sathya Puthanveettil, PhD
Barry Reiss
Hank W. Cleare, CFP
Debora Thompson
James Galvin, M.D., M.P.H.
Jason Forstot
Maria S. Antuña
Ron Radcliff
Anthony Robinson
Sharon Rose, M.S.
Carole Stewart-Heron, CPA, CFE, CGMA
Eric Knowles


Audra Afflitto
Chief Executive Director
954.786.1533 x 208

Grace Grant-Brown, MBA, CPA
Regional Finance Director
954.786.1533 x 301

Natalie Salesman
Senior Accountant
954.786.1533 x 303

Roberto Ayala
Accounting Clerk
954.786.1533 x 302

Marla Grass
Administrative Assistant
954.786.1533 x 200

Marketing & Communications
Yuleika De Castro
Director, Marketing
954.786.1533 x 305

Jehan D. Wilson, M.S.
Manager, PR & Communications
954.786.1533 x 312

Public Policy/Advocacy
Jennifer Braisted
Manager, Advocacy/Public Policy
561.967.0047 x 202

Donna Byrne
Vice President of Development
954.786.1533 x 307

Jessie Brooks
Director of Walk
954.786.1533 x 308

Kamilah Jones
Director, Corporate Initiatives
954.786.1533 x 314

Jennifer Siesel, CMP
Development Manager, The Longest Day
561.967.0047 x 202

Joel Robinson 
Development Manager, Broward
954.786.1533 x 217

Stefanie Mardar
Development Manager, Boca
954.786.1533 x 310 

Sergio Serbenski 
Development Manager, West Palm Beach/Treasure Coast
561.967.0047 x 203

Madeline Alvarez 
Development Manager, Miami-Dade
305.835.2451 x 405

Emma Nestler
Development Specialist
954.786.1533 x 218

Michael Pearson
Vice President, Program Services
305.835.2451 x 404

Keith Gibson
Director of Programs
561.967.0047 x 221

Alex Lewy
Director, Community Outreach
954.786.1533 x 309

Donna True, LCSW
Program Services Coordinator
772.546.1619 x 501

Gloria Orlandi-Kass, M.S.
Program Services Coordinator
305.835.2451 x 401

Donna De Levante Raphael
Program Services Coordinator
561.967.0047 x 204

Michael Norfleet
Program Services Coordinator
954.786.1533 x 304

Jesica Losada, MSW
HELPLINE Care Consultant



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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.