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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 four 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.

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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 78% funds raised for programs, services and research efforts.

Fiscal Year 2013 (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013)

Greater Pennsylvania Chapter 2013 Annual Report

Greater Pennsylvania Chapter 2012 Annual Report
Greater Pennsylvania Chapter Audited Financial Statement - FY 2012
Greater Pennsylvania Chapter IRS Information Return-Form 990 - FY 2012

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Officers–Greater Pennsylvania Chapter

Gail Roddie-Hamlin, MPH, CHES - President & CEO
Dave Rhoads - Vice President of Operations
Angela Grimm - Vice President of Development
Clay Jacobs -Vice President of Programs and Services
Claudine Battisti - Director, Marketing & Communications


Board of Directors – Greater Pennsylvania Chapter

David Hunter, Esq. - Chair (David Hunter Law Offices)
Diane Geisler - Vice Chair(First National Bank)
John Rudy (Aerotek)
Jennifer Lingler, PhD - Secretary (University of Pittsburgh)

Pedro L. Anes, Ph.D.
Judith S. Black, MD (Highmark, Inc.)
Donald Burgard, CPA (Smoker Smith & Associates, PC)
J. Bracken Burns, Sr. (retired)
Paul J. Eslinger, Ph.D. (Penn State Hershey Medical Center)
Brad Hollinger (VIBRA Healthcare/The Hollinger Group)
Doug Knoch (Fed/Ex Ground)
Joel Kroft (Country Meadows Retirement Communities)
James Lin, D.O. (LECOM Institute for Successful Aging)
Deborah A. Little, Esq. (Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC)
Bub Manning (Quandel Construction Group, Inc.)
Beatriz Mallory (HispanAmerica Health)
Beverly McGrath (TeleTracking Technologies, Inc.)
Betsy Momich (Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh)
David M. Phipps, Esq. (Phipps Law Firm, LLC)
Wesley W. Posvar (retired)
Eveline Young (Dept. of Public Welfare - Commonwealth of PA)


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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.