$25,000 Match
Home | News | Events | Press | Contact  

About UseNewsletterMessage BoardsAction CenterAdvocateWalk to End Alzheimer’sShopDonate

Find your chapter:

search by state

In My Community
Maria Monreal - Cameron
Text Size controlsNormal font sizeMedium font sizeLarge font size


Maria Monreal-Cameron served as President and CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (HCCW) from1989, until her retirement in September of 2013. During that time, she dedicated her energies and talents to directing positive change and to providing Milwaukee's Hispanic community with expanded opportunities to enhance the quality of life in the community.  Maria now brings the same relentless passion and “never quit” attitude to her endeavors to bring awareness and understanding of Alzheimer’s disease to the Hispanic community. 

Maria’s passion for the Alzheimer’s mission stems from a heart-wrenching experience. She watched as her late husband, Attorney Edward Cameron, a once strong and in-control individual, progressively deteriorated from Alzheimer’s disease. 

Maria provides visionary leadership as a member of the Alzheimer’s Association Board of Directors. And as an Alzheimer’s Champion, she focuses her efforts on bringing awareness of this devastating disease to Hispanics, who are 1.5 times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s than other populations.

Motivational Statement

“I would love my Hispanic community to be able to distinguish between the signs of normal aging and the early signs of this devastating disease.  I am an Alzheimer’s Champion because I have taken it as a personal mission, my special crusade, to one day say “Hasta la vista Alzheimer’s. Adios Alzheimers!”



Sign up for our e-newsletter

Stay up-to-date on the latest news and advances in Alzheimer's treatments, care and research. Get tips for living with Alzheimer's as well as simple ideas on how you can support the fight to end Alzheimer's.

First name: Last name:

*Email: *Zip:

The Alzheimer's Association does not share e-mail addresses with third parties. Please read our security and privacy policy.

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.