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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 7 counties: Okeechobee, 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 FY14 Annual Report.
Click here to view the FY13 Annual Report.

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Board of Directors – Southeast Florida Chapter

Mark Todd, PhD

Vice Chair
Elliott W. Starman, CPA

Debora Thompson

Board Members
Ferial Andre
Samuel J. Ferreri, AIA
Elayne Forgie
Enrique Piñeiro, LEED AP
Sathya Puthanveettil, PhD
Ron Radcliffe
Barry Reiss
Mat Robie
Hank Cleare


Audra Afflitto
Chief Executive Officer
561.967.0047 x 208

Grace Grant-Brown, MBA, CPA
Chief Operating Officer
561.967.0047 x 301

Marla Grass
Administrative Assistant
561.967.0047 x 200

Natalie Salesman
Senior Accountant
954.786.1533 x 303

Roberto Ayala
Accounting Clerk
954.786.1533 x 302

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 (Broward)
561.967.0047 x 207 (West Palm Beach)

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

Jessie Brooks
Director of Walk
954.786.1533 x 308

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

Joel Robinson 
Development Manager, Broward
954.967.0047 x 217

Tricia N. Williams
Walk Manager, West Palm Beach & Treasure Coast
561.967.0047 x 203 

Emma Nestler
Development Specialist
954.786.1533 x 218

Kamilah Jones
Director, Corporate Initiatives
954.786.1533 x 314

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

Jenifer Brito
Program Services Coordinator
561.967.0047 x 204

Chris Dragomer, MSW
Program Services Coordinator
954.786.1533 x 304

Donna True, LCSW
Program Services Coordinator
772.546.1619 x 501

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

Jesica Losada, MSW
HELPLINE Care Consultant

Traci Bolden
Data Entry Specialist


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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.