Southern California Chapter

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Southern California Chapter
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Welcome Welcome to the Southern California Chapter

The Southern California Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation welcomes you! Volunteers are the key to our success and the lifeblood of our organization. We have many opportunities for you to get involved. Your participation in any way will help us achieve our mission – finding a cure for all people with CF. Take a moment to check out our upcoming events and learn more!

Events Get involved with our local events

There are 3 upcoming events for this chapter.

2024 California Winemasters Main Event
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Santa Barbara Great Strides
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SoCal's Finest - Walk the Purple Carpet
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Supporters We’d like to thank the people and businesses that support us
Platinum National Corporate Champions

Thank you to our Platinum National Corporate Champions!

American Airlines
Gold National Corporate Champions

Thank you to our Gold National Corporate Champions!

Learn more about our National Corporate Champions
Key Supporters

The Southern California Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognizes and thanks our supporters for their generosity and support in the fight against cystic fibrosis.

The Ahmanson Foundation Alpha Tau Omega Amgen Foundation Andy Gump Bessemer Trust bjs Chiesi Children's Hospital Los Angeles Crowe Horwath Dole Earth Friendly EMA Bob & Gaye Harris Foundation Jewish Community Foundation Los Angeles Harold McAllster Charitable Foundation Modern Health LA NBC Universal Oracle Party City RC Baker Foundation Redbox SONY DADC Truist Warner Wells Fargo
For information on how you can become a supporter, please call (323) 939-0758.
Care Centers
Find a CF Care Center Near You

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-accredited care centers provide expert care and specialized disease management to people living with cystic fibrosis.

Meet Our Local Team Southern California Chapter Board and Staff

LA Board

Nick Lewerke, Board Chair
Stacey Armato
Karina Castagna
Sherri Cherman
Arathi Cole
Kathy Costas
Nick D’Angelo
Kirstin Heinle
Mikki Hernandez


OC Board

Paul Motenko, Board Chair
Christian Addicott
Geni Addicott
Cody Allarte
Judy Burlingham
Barbara Caruso
Rob DeLiema
Dan Demsher
Gayle Demsher
Gary Eisenberger
Tori Fleming
Ron Harris
Sue Hook


Mark Horak
Omeed Jamali
Tina Laas
Dr. Li
Virginia Martinez
Richelle Meiss
Jenifer Sanregret
Nancy Seid
Jenna Triplett



Robert Huston
Debbie Johnson
Ken Johnson
Jason Kirby
Sue Klug
Marie Lopez
Jonathan Norberg
Denise Silva
Mike Silva
Patrick Simpson
Jim Sites
David Youngberg


6025 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 204
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Phone: 323-939-0758

James Goodson
Area Director 

Barbara Balik
Director of Special Giving

Natalie Kanooni 
Senior Development Director

Amber Walters
Development Director

Shaina Flesser 
Associate Executive Director 

Karli Tanner
Development Director

Jacqueline Smith
Development Director

Gary Green 
Director of Corporate Development

Olivia Younan
Development Director

Katie Haynes
Senior Development Manager

Marisela Flores 
Sr. Administrative Manager 

Maria Mendoza
Administrative Manager

Patty Otero 
Administrative Manager