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  • Board of Directors

    The Stroke Support Association’s Advisory Board is comprised of health care professionals, volunteers from the community, stroke survivors and family members.

    Board Officers & Staff

    President: Diane Vasquez, Esq., MA, JD

    Treasurer: Lynne Finley,  MA, MS

    Secretary: Jean Bowles, BA

    Executive Director: Christine Escalona, MPH

    Board Members

    Joyce Block- Miller, MA CCC

    Mary Buck, PT, BS

    Jane Clause, Psy. D

    Bill Frink, MSW

    Ruth Hayes, Ed. D.

    Gary Huffman, BA

    Lisa Marlia, DPT

    Lois Mosing, MS

    Angie West, Program Director Neuroscience/Stroke
    Long Beach Memorial

    Lauri Young, BA

    Associate Board Members

    Kathy Berry, Executive Director, Long Beach Police Foundation

    Patti Blevins

    Roy Breneman

    Jesse Miller

    Jeffrey Saver, MD, FAHA, FAAN, Professor of Neurology Director, UCLA Stroke Center

    Marianne Simpson, MA/CCC

    Paul Smith, M.D.

    Jeffrey Webster, Ph.D. Psychology Service — V.A. Medical Center