The Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin is a nonprofit organization that is specifically designed to provide a link to resources for people with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias. We are also deeply concerned with providing support to those who care for persons with dementia. Our mission is to help caregivers take care of themselves as well as provide a quality life for the person with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.
The Alliance provides information and resources regarding Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. We have many programs and services to offer you on an ongoing basis. Give us a call if you have any questions or would like to talk personally with any of our staff (608.232.3400 or 888.308.6251 toll-free, M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).
The Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations, special events, fees for service, and foundations. In fact, 90% of our operating income is from private donations.
To support individuals, families, and professionals impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias through information, education, consultation, and advocacy; and to promote the advancement of scientific research to better diagnose, treat and ultimately eliminate Alzheimer’s disease.
- To be the leading resource for those seeking help or information about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias;
- To provide direct and appropriate support to all those affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias;
- To effectively communicate timely and accurate information about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias within the Wisconsin counties we serve;
- To promote early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease;
- To encourage healthy lifestyles associated with brain health;
- To support the advancement of scientific research to better diagnose, treat and ultimately eliminate Alzheimer's disease;
- To create opportunities and events related to Alzheimer's disease and dementia that garner resources to support our organization in meeting the growing needs of an increasing aging population.
Our Annual Report for fiscal year 2011-2012 contains information on our accomplishments, programs and services, finances and more. Click below to access the document.
Form 990 series returns are required to be filed by most tax-exempt organizations, except for church and government-affiliated organizations. Form 990 is the IRS's primary tool for gathering information about tax-exempt organizations, for educating organizations about tax law requirements and ensuring their compliance.
The phone numbers below are direct extensions to the specific staff member.
Paul Rusk, Executive Director (608.232.3405)
Jessica Archiquette, Professional Training Specialist (608.232.3402)
Charlestine "Charlie" Daniel, Diversity Coordinator (608.204.9789)
Becky DeBuhr, Outreach Specialist Grant/Richland Regional Office (608.723.4288)
Rob Gundermann, Public Policy Director (608.232.3408)
Mary Kazi, AFCSP Coordinator (608.441.8420)
Nichole Hawkins, Administrative Assistant (608.661.0461)
Kristin Larson, Director of Development (608.310.8780)
Jeanne McLellan, Director of Finance and Operations (608.232.3401)
Carol Olson, Outreach Specialist Columbia/Sauk Regional Office (608.742.9055)
Joy Schmidt, Community Education Specialist (608.232.3404
Brianna Scoville, Marketing and Development Coordinator (608.232.3410)
Kira Stewart, NFCSP Coordinator (608.261.5679)
Danielle Thai, Education Coordinator (608.232.3403)
Deanna Truedson, Outreach Coordinator (608.843.3402)
Patricia Wilson, Family Support Coordinator (608.232.3406)
Mary Kay Baum, Secretary
Mary Ann Drescher
Mark Jensen, Vice President
Erin Keesecker, JD
Carol Koby, President
Kim Petersen, MD
Rebecca Schmidt, JD
Jeffrey Supple, Treasurer
The Alliance began providing services in south central Wisconsin as a non-profit organization in 1985. In 1990, it was incorporated as a chapter of the National Alzheimer's Association. In December 2009, the Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin became an independent non-profit organization and is governed by a local board of directors.
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