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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.

Areas we serve
The Western New York Chapter serves Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

Financial information
The Alzheimer's Association, Western New York 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 funds raised for programs and services across the eight counties of Western New York and to support research.

Board of Directors - 2017
Barbara Tschamler - President
Linda Steeg, DNP, RN, ANP/BC - Vice-president
Dave Cascio, RN
Horacio Capote, MD
Colin Costello, CPA
Kristin Crandall, LPN
John DiSciullo
Sarah Harlock
Mike Helbringer
Cynthia Ludwig, ESQ.
Laurie Menzies, ESQ.
Jeff Nixon
Pamela Perkins
Kyle J. Rookey, CPA 
Sheryl Schechter, LMSW
Maureen Griffin Tomczak
Sandy White

For a list of staff members, visit our Contact Us page. 

Employment Opportunities with the WNY Chapter

Outreach Coordinator

The Alzheimer’s Association announces the availability of a full-time community outreach position. The Outreach Coordinator is responsible for building and strengthening relationships with organizations, groups, and communities including persons that are disproportionately impacted, underserved, or isolated. Priority populations include but are not limited to: African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, LGBTQ, and faith-based communities.

The candidate must have a master’s degree in social work, counseling, or a related field with at least four years of relevant experience. Relevant experience includes community outreach, community-based health education, caregiver support, professional training, public speaking, volunteer direction, program coordination, and knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Spanish fluency a plus.

The position is full-time; candidates must be flexible in their work schedule as availability during evenings and weekends. Reliable transportation is also required, as this role includes travel  across the eight counties of Western New York.

To view the full job description and/or download a copy to print,

Resume and cover letter (required) to:
Alzheimer’s Association, WNY Chapter
2805 Wehrle Drive, Suite 6
Williamsville, NY 14221

or via email to: Rachel Rotach at by
Monday, May 8th.

The Alzheimer's Association is an equal opportunity employer.


Alzheimer's Association

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