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About us

The Alzheimer’s Association, Central & North Florida Chapter serves 31 counties with education and support as well as raising funds for research.

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.

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Financial information

The Central & North 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.

2013 & 2014 Audited Financial Statements
990 Form - June 30, 2014

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Board of directors – Central and North Florida Chapter

Kent Justice - Chair
Carlos Hernandez, CPA - Treasurer

Brandy Gregg, BS, LTALA, CDP, CMC
Ed Hancock
Mitch Hunt
Seth Phelps
Adam Rutstein

Staff Listing

CEO Kay Redington
Vice President of Operations Jessica Feazell
Vice President of Communications and Public Policy Michelle Branham
Vice President of Programs Julie Shatzer
Vice President of Development Dave Judy
Associate Director of Programs - Gainesville David Huckabee
Associate Director of Programs - North Florida Stephania Sykes-Burns
Associate Director of Programs - Central Florida Silvia Negri
Associate Director of Programs - Helpline Kathi Sargent
Senior Associate Director of Development Joan Giovanni
Associate Director of Development - North Florida Michelle Drinks
Associate Director of Development - Central Florida Heather Carelli
Development Coordinator Kaitlyn Campbell
Associate Director of Development & Programs - Tallahassee Margaret Farris
Assistant Director of Community Outreach - Space Coast/Vero Beach Tanya Thompson
Project Coordinator Katie Garro

Would your group like to request a speaker from the Alzheimer's Association?

Our Speakers Bureau provides presentations on over a dozen different topics, including: the nature of Alzheimer’s disease and other related illnesses, the latest research on risk factors, the importance of brain health and fitness, and tips for family caregivers.

If you would like to request a speaker for your group, please contact us at: 1.800.272.3900 or
Thank you so much for your help!

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Alzheimer's Association

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