Community Advisory Board

Joana Abed Elahad
Student, University of California, San Diego 
President, UC San Diego American Medical Student Association, Pre-Medical Chapter   

Gary Boriero
Executive Director
White Sands La Jolla, a be.group Community  

Dale Boyles
Managing Director, Senior Housing
Alliance Residential Company  

Philip Canete
Student, University of California, San Diego
President and Co-Founder, Collaboration for NeuroScience  

Suzan Cioffi
Director, UCSD Retirement Resource Center
Director, UCSD Retirement & Emeriti Associations
Director, Emeriti Mentor & Chancellor’s Scholars Program  

Alexis Dixon
Founder, Notes to our Sons and Daughters, a Celebration of Wisdom
Alternative Resolution (ADR) Specialist
Harvard University  

Elizabeth Ecker
Editor, Aging Media Network  

Bonni Gumport, MPA
Retired Executive, Pharmaceutical Industry  

Alex Harmell
PhD Student, UC San Diego/SDSU Clinical Psychology  

Christian Hissom
Student, University of California, San Diego
President and Co-Founder, Collaboration for NeuroScience  

Susan Hoekenga, MPA, MSG
Gerontologist and President, Point Loma Assembly  

Natasha Josefowitz, PhD
Professor of Management
Author/Speaker  

Kathy Randall, LCSW
Commissioner
California Commission on Aging  

Linda Schertzer
Senior Product Manager
Global Product Management, Philips Home Monitoring  

Ellen Schmeding, MS, MFT
Director, San Diego Aging and Independence Services
Public Administrator, Public Guardian, Public Conservator
Aging and Independence Services, Health & Human Services  

Tod Shetter
COO, ActivCare Living – Residential Memory Care
Chair of California Assisted Living Association (2016-2017)  

Alejandra Sotelo-Solis
Manager, Age Friendly Communities
The San Diego Foundation