About Us

Assistance League of San Fernando Valley is a community of hands-on volunteers dedicated to enriching the lives of those in need. Established as a guild in 1989 and a chapter in 1994, Assistance League of San Fernando Valley is the 88th chapter of National Assistance League® of 120 chapters.

Our chapter has approximately 100 members, who volunteered 15,947 hours last year to support and implement six philanthropic programs. Our philanthropic programs are made possible by donations, grants, our thrift shop and two annual major fundraising events. We are all-volunteer organization with no executive director or paid staff. Our Executive Board of Directors is elected annually.

Our Board

Top row  L-R
Betsy Warren,  Irma Baker, Tina McConnell, Susan Debner

Bottom Row  L-R
Jan Cheslock, Sharon Stechman, Harriett Dyne, Jeanne Morales, Dorothea Taylor, Myra Fisher, Linda Swarzman, Sue Waller

Assistance League of San Fernando Valley 2018-2019 Board of Directors

PRESIDENT

Linda Swarzman

VICE PRESIDENT MEMBERSHIP

Tina McConnell

VICE PRESIDENT PHILANTHROPIC PROGRAMS

Betsy Warren

VICE PRESIDENT RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Susan Debner

VICE PRESIDENT MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

Jeanne Morales

TREASURER

Dorothea Taylor

RECORDING SECRETARY

Irma Baker

CORRESPONDING SECRETARY

Sue Waller

STRATEGIC PLANNING CHAIRMAN

Jan Cheslock

EDUCATION CHAIRMAN

Sharon Stechman

Vice President Hospitality

Toni Najera

PARLIAMENTARIAN

Myra Fisher