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Call Our 24/7 Helpline

The best way to reach us is via our 24/7 Helpline, which maintains information about local support groups, conferences, and education, and provides wealth of reliable information for all who need assistance. The helpline serves people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals and the public. Call us toll-free anytime, day or night, at 800.272.3900.

Chapter staff


Meg Barron - Regional Leader and Executive Director, Region 3 - California Southland Chapter:​
Denise Melendrez - Executive Assistant:
Greg Forni - Vice President of Development:
Michelle Quiroga-Diaz - Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:​
Eddie Hernandez - Walk Director, Los Angeles:
Jody Price - Associate Director of LA Gala:
Nina Moussavi - Senior Manager, Public Policy and Advocacy:
Donna Cohen - Walk Manager, Santa Monica & Ridgecrest:

Programs & Education Department

Susan Howland, MSG - Program Director:
Linda Loera - Program & Education Manager:
Yael Wyte, MSW - Program & Education Manager:
Jorge Cuevas - Program & Education Coordinator:

Constituent Events

Rachel Schall - Events Manager:

Coachella Valley

Cortney Weir - Regional Director:
Kimberly Spiegel - Education, Outreach and Operations Manager:
Jennifer Zuckerman, MA - Program and Education Manager:
Vlad Poston - Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's 

Inland Empire

Krystle Lisenby Joseph - Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's:
Judith Martinez, MPH, CHA - Programs & Education Manager:

San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys
Sivana Lavine, MPH, CHES - Programs & Education Specialist:
Lori Blumenthal - Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's:​

Kings, Kern and Tulare Counties

Amanda Valenzuela - Development Manager:

Donor Services Department

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

Communications Department

Allyson Laughlin - Director of Communications: