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

Christine Escalona, MPH

Support Group Administrator

Elizabeth Hardiman, BA

Board Officers

President: Gretchen Phillips, MSW

Vice-President: Angie West, Program Director Neuroscience/Stroke, Long Beach Memorial

Secretary: Diana Wagner, R.N., MSN

Treasurer: Lynne Finley,  MA, MS

Coordinator of Groups: Jane Claus, Psy. D

Board Members

Michelle Chung, PT, DPT, MS

Bill Frink, MSW

Alvin Hayes, Jr.

Suzan Hubert, MA

Gary Huffman, BA

Lisa Marlia, DPT

Denise Shiozawa, BA

Mary Tromp, MS

Associate Board Members

Kathy Berry, Executive Director, Long Beach Police Foundation

Ruth Hayes, Ed. D.

Lois Mosing, MS

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

Paul Smith, M.D.

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

Lauri Young, BA

You can contact the Stroke Support Association Board via board@strokesupportassoc.org.