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.

Executive Director

Betsy Hardiman, BA

Board Officers

President: Gretchen Phillips, MSW

Vice-President: Mary Tromp, MS

Secretary: Vacant

Treasurer: Sylvia E. Dunham-Polinski,

Coordinator of Groups: Jane Claus, Psy. D

Board Members

Michelle Chung, PT, DPT, MS

Bill Frink, MSW

Dr. Nancy Gibbs

Alvin Hayes, Jr.

Suzan Hubert, MA

Lisa Marlia, DPT

Denise Shiozawa, BA

Angie West, Program Director Neuroscience/Stroke, Long Beach Memorial

Associate Board Members

Paul Smith, M.D.

Lauri Young, BA

You can contact the Stroke Support Association Board via