AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS ASSOCIATION

aka ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter   |   Baton Rouge, LA   |  www.alsalams.org

Mission

To lead the fight to cure and treat ALS through global, cutting-edge research, and to empower people with Lou Gehrig's disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

Ruling year info

1990

Senior Vice President, Finance

Mrs. Teressa L Harris

Main address

14241 Coursey Blvd Suite A12, #374

Baton Rouge, LA 70817-2124 USA

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Formerly known as

The ALS Association Louisiana Chapter

The ALS Association Louisiana CIO

EIN

20-1742120

NTEE code info

Neurology, Neuroscience (G96)

Medical Specialty Research (H90)

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter

The ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit health organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS. The organization covers all the bases — research, patient and community services, public education, and advocacy — in providing help and hope to those facing the disease. The ALS Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

The mission of The ALS Association is to lead the fight to cure and treat ALS through global, cutting-edge research, and to empower people with Lou Gehrig’s disease and their families to live fuller lives by providing them with compassionate care and support.

Our accomplishments are made possible by the generosity of others. From the smallest donation to the largest gift, donors touch the ALS community with hope for the future.

Population(s) Served
People with diseases and illnesses
Caregivers

Today, the Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter "covers all the bases” with the following services:

• Durable Medical Equipment Loan Closet
• Respite Care Program
• Support Group Meetings
• ALS resources
• Monthly eNewsletter
• Advocacy on both local and national levels
• Patient Care Support Fund
• Public Awareness/Education Program
• Multi-disciplinary ALS Clinics

Population(s) Served
People with diseases and illnesses
Caregivers

Where we work

Financials

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AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS ASSOCIATION

Board of directors
as of 2/25/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No