Assistance League of the Bay Area is a chapter of the Assistance League which was founded in 1935.

Our chapter was founded in 1994. Assistance League of the Bay Area is 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

We have approximately 170 members who volunteer for us and an active Assisteens® Auxiliary composed of male and female high school students. Assisteens design and implement their own philanthropic programs, as well as provide support to Assistance League of the Bay Area programs.

We are always seeking dedicated and enthusiastic members to join. Please visit our Membership page to find out how to join, learn about various volunteering and fundraising activities, discover the benefits of being a member, and how to fulfill member requirements.

Mission, Vision, Motto, and Values

MISSION

Assistance League volunteers transforming the lives of children and adults through community programs

VISION

Essential needs are met in our community and families flourish.

MOTTO

We Change Lives

CORE VALUES

Commitment – Dedicated to a course of action

Leadership – Willingness to lead and develop leaders

Ethics – Doing the right thing in a reliable way

Accountability – Willingness to accept responsibility

Respect – Treating all with courtesy

STRATEGIC PLAN

Annual Report and Financials

We Invite You to Join Assistance League of the Bay Area

Assistance League of the Bay Area
Philanthropic Program Donors
2019-2020

Assistance League
of the Bay Area
2020-2021 Board

PRESIDENT

Brooks Cima

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Charlene Donovan

VICE PRESIDENT MEMBERSHIP

Elaine Rister

VICE PRESIDENT PHILANTHROPIC PROGRAMS

Brunella Altemus

VICE PRESIDENT RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Kathleen Courville

VICE PRESIDENT MARKETING

Jill Smitherman

VICE PRESIDENT OPERATIONS

Patty Southmayd

TREASURER

Marie Keener

SECRETARY

Valerie Piercy

ASSISTEENS LIAISON

Connie Hughes

EDUCATION CHAIRMAN

Kathy Tamer

STRATEGIC PLANNING CHAIRMAN

Beverly Braden

FINANCE CHAIRMAN

Sandra Kelver

PARLIAMENTARIAN

Ann Hammond

Assistance League
of the Bay Area
2020-2021 Advisory Council

Rita Baldwin
Texas City Independent School District

Mary Alys Cherry
Bay Area Houston Magazine Publisher

Jonathan Cottrell
Elizabethtown Properties

Dr. Glenn Freedman
President, Edu-Safe

Dick Gregg, Jr.
Attorney, Gregg & Gregg PC

John Nugent
Re/MAX Space Center Realty

Mary Patrick
Galveston Independent School District

Rebecca Reitz
Attorney, Gay & Reitz

Brian Robb
Albemarle Bayport/Clear Lake AF Council

Dr. Greg Smith
Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent

Dr. Linda Wadleigh
La Porte Independent School District Deputy Superintendent Curriculum