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The ALS Association of Greater Los Angeles Area Chapter Staff and Board of Directors

Every day, the staff of The ALS Association, Greater Los Angeles Chapter goes about its job with one thing in mind:  to provide for the well-being of the PALS in the service area.  To learn more about these dedicated and loving staff members, scroll down or click on the appropriate link below to jump to the proper section.

Office Staff | Patient Services Group | Support Groups | Board of Directors

The ALS Association, Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Office Staff

Joan San Filippo
Event Coordinator
Fred Fisher
Director of Patient and
Community Services

Molly Rockey

Director of
Special Events

Giovanna D'Angelo

Gretchen Lightfoot
Director of Development
Catherine Montiel
Executive Assistant

Megan Marotta

Walk Coordinator

Nicole Peterson

Donor Relations Coordinator

Louise Clements

Finance Director

The ALS Association, Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Patient Services Division

Ferne Hayes, PT
Patient Services Liaison
Equipment Loan Pool Director


Jackie Neff, MSW

Case Manager

Pedro Loza, MSW

Case Manager


Janet Yamanishi, LVN

Case Manager


Martha Mowatt
Case Manager &
Spanish Speaking
Support Group


The ALS Assocation of Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Support Group Leaders

Joyce Lauterback, MFT

Circle of Care/Bereavement Leader

Deborah Saier
Ventura County Support Group Leader




Janet Simms
Pasadena Support Group Leader

The ALS Association, Greater Los Angeles Chapter

John Krave
Davis Wright Tremaine
Vice President
Kathleen Rasmussen
C.A. Rasmussen
Dennis Morrison
One Lambda
Stacey Dunn
Annenberg School at USC


Cecile Falk Balser - Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
Carol Econn - Community Volunteer
Joyce Fortune - Union Bank of California
Arturo Gomez - Farmacias Fronterizas S.A. de C.V.
Denise McCain-Tharnstrom - Community Volunteer
Patrick McMinn - McMinn Management
Timothy Noonan - Lockton Insurance Brokers
Al Nweeia - Morgan Stanley
T. Peter Pierce - Richards, Watson & Gershon
Dave Robinson - Robinson & Schmidt
Eleanor Runken - One Lambda
Emily Bresler - Advisory Trustee
Dr. Jeanne Fontana - Advisory Trustee
Patricia Prouty - Advisory Trustee
Gene Torgow - Advisory Trustee

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