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Main California Southland Chapter Phone Line:

24/7 Helpline:
When you have questions about Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving or brain health, the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline has the answers. Staffed around-the-clock, our Master's level care consultants understand the disease and its impact, and connect callers to information and support whenever they need it.

Los Angeles main office
9606 S. Santa Monica Blvd.
Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA  90210

Coachella Valley regional office
69730 Hwy. 111
Ste 100
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Chapter staff

Executive Office

Breena Gold - Executive Director: bfgold@alz.org

Angelina Acevedo - Executive Assistant: aacevedo@alz.org

Coachella Valley Regional Office Staff

Kimberly Spiegel - Diversity Outreach Coordinator: ktspiegel@alz.org

Cortney Weir - Events Manager: cjweir@alz.org

Programs & Education Department

Deborah O’Connor - Program Director, Southern California: doconnor@alz.org

Linda Loera - Program & Education Specialist: lloera@alz.org

Yael Wyte - Program & Education Specialist: ywyte@alz.org

Vanessa Gomez - Program & Education Assistant: vagomez@alz.org

Public Policy Department

Janet Gagnon - Director of Public Policy: jmgagnon@alz.org

Development Department

Yolanda Van Dyke - Director, Walk to End Alzheimer's:  yvandyke@alz.org

Deana Mesa - Associate Director, Walks: dlmesa@alz.org

Brian Welch - Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's: bwelch@alz.org

Daniela Sarmina - Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's: dsarmina@alz.org

Krystle Lisenby Joseph - Manager, Walk to End Alzheimer's (Inland Empire): krjoseph@alz.org

Megan Geist - Community Engagement Specialist: mgeist@alz.org

Kylee Perry - Development Coordinator: kbperry@alz.org

Donor Services Department

Maureen McNulty - Executive Donor Advisor, Major and Planned Gifts:  mmcnulty@alz.org

Communications Department

Allyson Laughlin - Director of Communications: aelaughlin@alz.org

Kelsey Tierney - Communications Specialist: ktierney@alz.org

For Media Inquiries: 312.335.4078 or media@alz.org




Alzheimer's Association

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