Philip Geiger joins Alzheimer’s Association as local regional director

The Alzheimer’s Association Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter is pleased to announce Philip Geiger as the new Regional Director for Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito Counties, who started on April 26.

In his new role, Geiger will lead a local team in increasing public awareness and outreach while supporting family caregivers and individuals through educational programs, resources, and support groups. He will also lead efforts in recruiting, training, and managing high impact volunteers, collaborating with other community organizations and healthcare providers, working in partnership with the Walk to End Alzheimer’s manager on fundraising initiatives, and strengthening diversity and inclusion in support of the Alzheimer’s Association’s mission.

Geiger is an experienced non-profit executive who specializes in community engagement, educational programming, fundraising, and volunteer management. For the last nine years, he has held leadership roles at Hospice Giving Foundation and Legal Services for Seniors.

“Alzheimer’s is the third leading cause of death in California,” said Elizabeth Edgerly, Executive Director of the Northern California, and Northern Nevada Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. “Until we can beat this disease, we need talented people on the ground – people like Philip, his team, and volunteers – who can help local families get the support they need.”

Geiger succeeds Nora Peyton, who retired recently after three years with the Association and more than eighteen years in nonprofit work.

Philip Geiger can be reached at 831.900.5902 and pmgeiger@alz.org.

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