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.  The Board meets bi-monthly in Long Beach, CA.

Board Officers & Staff

President: Diane Vasquez, Esq., MA, JD

Vice-President: Denise Shiozawa, BA

Secretary: Diana Wagner, R.N., MSN

Treasurer: Lynne Finley,  MA, MS

Executive Director: Suzanne Brodsly, LCSW

Board Members

Joyce Block- Miller, MA CCC

Jean Bowles, BA

Jane Clause, Psy. D

Christine Escalona, MPH

Bill Frink, MSW

Ruth Hayes, Ed. D.

Linda Hiles, PTA BS

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