OUR BOARD

GREAT MINDS, HEARTS, AND VOICES

headshot-placeholder-horizontal.jpg
Kim Campbell  Founder

Kim Campbell
Founder

Kim Campbell was married to legendary country/pop star Glen Campbell for 34 years until his passing in August of 2017, following a long and very public battle with Alzheimer’s. The documentary, Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me, shared their family’s journey with the world and opened up a national conversation about the disease. Kim founded CareLiving.org to encourage caregivers to take care of themselves, and to improve the quality of life of families living with dementia through education, advocacy, and real-world change.

Kim danced professionally on Broadway, holds a BFA in Dance and Drama from East Caroline University, and studied Interior Design at UCLA.

 
Susan Galaes, MSW, MPH  Board Chair

Susan Galaes, MSW, MPH
Board Chair

Susan is passionate about finding ways to help people when they need it most. She has 23 years of nonprofit leadership experience, served as President & CEO of Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles for 6.5 years, and recently relocated to Nashville, TN where she continues her work as a nonprofit CEO and advises CareLiving.org.

Robyn Johnson  Board Secretary

Robyn Johnson
Board Secretary

Robyn has extensive experience in values centered business development and leadership—offering a keen understanding of complex forces driving an opportunity to redefine the way the marketplace views aging and well-being lifestyles. Robyn is the President of The Moments, a new organization reimagining Memory Support environments and quality of care for individuals living with a Dementia diagnosis. She has served with such notable companies as; Fallon Worldwide, The Mayo Clinic, Whole Foods Markets, and The Goodman Group Senior Living.

 
Mike King  board of directors

Mike King
board of directors

With almost 40 years of top-level leadership experience in the charitable sector, Mike King is one of the nation’s premier nonprofit executives. Since 2010, Mike has served as national president and CEO of Volunteers of America, one of the oldest and largest human service charities in the United States. He helms an organization with an annual budget topping $1.3 billion, with more than 16,000 employees and one of the nation’s largest affordable housing portfolios with more than 25,000 units. Mike has been a major advocate for Volunteers of America in Washington, D.C., both on Capitol Hill and among other peer human service organizations. His work has focused on the preservation of federal funding and other resources that support vulnerable populations. Additionally, Mike serves on the executive committee of Leadership 18, an alliance of the nation’s largest charities and nonprofits. Previously, as CEO of Volunteers of America Texas, Mike oversaw direct care programs serving 25,000 people annually with specialties in substance abuse, developmental disabilities and low-income housing. He has also held executive positions with United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, the Volunteer Center of Dallas, ChildCareGroup and Volunteer–The National Center.

 
Stanley B Schneider  Board treasurer

Stanley B Schneider
Board treasurer

Stanley B. Schneider is a founder of Gursey | Schneider LLP and specializes in the areas of entertainment, sports, real estate, trusts and estates and taxation.

As a partner in charge of accounting and business management, Stan provided services to a wide variety of individual clients, businesses and corporations, as well as to television and radio stations, music publishing firms and television production companies. 

Since the beginning of his practice, he has represented many major performers, actors, directors, producers, writers and athletes as their business manager. Stan has served on the Board of Directors of numerous public and private companies. Combining his interest in sports and entertainment, he was a board member and officer of the California Angels from 1984 until they were sold to Disney in 1995. He devotes a significant amount of time to charitable causes. He is past president and currently a board member and treasurer of  P.A.T.H. (People Assisting the Homeless) and the Autry National Center for the Study of the American West, which he also co-founded. He is on the Boards and an officer of Angels Walk LA, Autry Foundation, Matt Leinart Foundation and  Joyful Heart Foundation.

Stan is a lifetime member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and California Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as a founding member of the Los Angeles Business Managers Study Group. He graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

 
Dr. John Zeisel  Board of directors

Dr. John Zeisel
Board of directors

Dr. John Zeisel, author of I’m Still Here: A new philosophy of Alzheimer’s care, is founder of the I’m Still Here Foundation and Hearthstone Alzheimer Care. His background includes sociology and architecture. Hearthstone manages Assisted Living residences for persons with dementia, and trains care provider teams throughout the US and internationally on his unique I’m Still Here ® approach to dementia. Hearthstone develops design programs and planning concepts for senior housing of all sorts, while its Research Division focuses on ecopsychosocial (EPS) – nonpharmacological – innovations to support persons with dementia to flourish and live a full life. He received a Ph.D. from Columbia University and a Loeb Fellowship at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. He has served on committees for the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Association, the New York City Office of Aging’s Alzheimer’s Unit, the International Healthcare Design Institute, and the Centre for Health Design.

Dr. Zeisel has carried out research into the needs of seniors through basic and applied research, including post-occupancy evaluations and policy research studies. He was Principal Investigator on a three-year National Institute on Aging study to determine the relationship between environmental design characteristics in Alzheimer’s Special Care Units and health and well-being outcomes of residents in such settings. Before founding Hearthstone, John consulted to the senior housing industry, carrying out needs analyses, strategic planning, facility design programs, design review, and market feasibility studies. John lectures annually at the Sorbonne, in Paris, and is a Visiting Professor at Salford University in the UK. He has been on the faculty of Harvard University’s Department of Architecture and received a fellowship at the National Institute for Advanced Studies near The Hague in the Netherlands. He has also taught at Yale and McGill Universities and at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. At the University of Minnesota Architecture School, he served as the Cass Gilbert Visiting Professor.

John’s research and practice has resulted in award-winning design and planning guidebooks, successful developments, award-winning prototype facilities, as well as books and articles used by developers, designers, and service providers internationally. John is the author of Independence through Interdependence: Congregate Housing for Older People as well as two volumes of design guidelines, Low-rise Housing for Older People and Midrise Elevator Housing for Older People. Numerous articles on and by Dr. Zeisel have appeared in US and European publications. The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), with over 40 million members, published his consumer guide - Selecting Retirement Housing. Zeisel is also the author of the popular Research and Design textbook – Inquiry by Design: Environment / Behavior / Neuroscience in Architecture, Interiors, Landscape, and Planning.