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The ALS Association Florida Chapter, Inc.

3244 Parkside Center Circle
Tampa, FL 33619
TOLL FREE: 888.257.1717

Executive Leadership

Ray Carson - Southeast Territory Executive

Care Services 

Judie Benwick, MSH, MPH, CHES - Regional Program Manager, Northcentral Florida, ext. 123

Heran Sisay, MA - Regional Program Director, West Central Florida, ext. 103

Marixa Salgado, MSW - Regional Program Director, East Central Florida (Spanish Speaking Families/English Speaking Families); Assistive Technology Assistant, ext. 109

Tina Duane - Regional Program Manager, Southeast Florida, ext. 122

Melissa Fehrenkamp - Regional Program Manager, Northeast Florida, ext. 117

Sharleen Caro - Regional Program Manager, Southwest Florida, ext. 110

Mercedes Vidal, MSW - Regional Program Manager, Miami-Dade (Spanish-Speaking Families/English-Speaking Families), ext. 116

Jackie Mathews - Chapter Program Manager | Equipment Loan Program, ext. 113

Nelly Guerrero - Chapter Program Coordinator, ext. 102

Wendy Olsen, PhD, CCC-SLP - Assistive Technology Manager, ext. 118

To learn more about our Care Services team, CLICK HERE.


Rachel Ramos - Vice President of Development, ext. 101

Savannah Kelly - Senior Development Manager, North Florida | Jacksonville Walk to Defeat ALS ®, St. Augustine Walk to Defeat ALS ®, ext. 130

Samantha Schneider - Regional Development Manager, Greater Tampa Bay | Greater Tampa Bay Walk to Defeat ALS ®, Sarasota Walk to Defeat ALS®, ext. 115

Melissa Marks - Regional Development Manager, Southeast Florida | Broward Walk to Defeat ALS®, Palm Beach Walk to Defeat ALS®, ext. 119

Megan Gunter - Regional Development Manager, Central Florida | Orlando Walk to Defeat ALS®, ext. 121

Tera Bowden - Event Coordinator | Tallahassee Walk to Defeat ALS®, ext. 124

Sayidat Balogun - Event Coordinator | Miami Walk to Defeat ALS®,  ext. 104

Marketing and Communications

Candyl Eyster - Manager, Marketing and Communications, ext. 120


Lisa Law - Director of Operations, ext. 108

Kamara Williams - Database Manager, ext. 107





Interested in joining our team? For career opportunities at The ALS Association Florida Chapter, CLICK HERE

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