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Carla Zbacnik, Marketing Director
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Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota Hires Susan Spalding as Executive Director
(MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – June 28, 2012) – The Board ofDirectors of the Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakotais pleased to announce that Susan J. Spalding will join theorganization as its executive director starting on August 1, 2012.The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary healthorganization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.“The Board is very pleased and excited to have Sue Spaldingleading our organization,” said Steve Machov, Chair of theAlzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota Board ofDirectors. “Sue possesses an inclusive leadership style that will serve our organization well asshe carries our mission forward in support of the people we serve in Minnesota and NorthDakota. She brings a proven record of success in growing an organization that supports andassists people dealing with a devastating disease.”Spalding comes to the Alzheimer’s Association from The ALS Association, Minnesota/NorthDakota/South Dakota Chapter, where she has served as the executive director since 2001. In her11 years at the ALS Association, she substantially grew its revenue allowing that organization toexpand the chapter’s services and service area to include North and South Dakota. Prior to herwork with ALS, Spalding was the executive director of the Lakes Arts Center in Okoboji, Iowa, forseveral years.