ALL In The Family

ALL In The Family
The ALL Family

Board Members

The Board will support the work of ALL and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance and oversight. While day-to-day operations are led by ALL’s chief executive officer (CEO), the Board-CEO relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected.

Board President, Founder

Lisa Masters

ALL is the brainchild of Lisa Masters. Lisa is a published author and a single mom of 2 boys, both of whom are on the autism spectrum. She has over 21 years of extensive, hands on experience navigating agencies and support services that serve those with autism. Lisa has also spearheaded fundraising campaigns that benefited autism organizations and she has also served on the Board of Directors for Arizona’s largest early childhood development non-profit, Southwest Human development. She is on the task force for Benevilla’s Helping Partners Program, a program that serves adults with autism and she is a member of The Giving Group Arizona, a nonprofit that awards a substantial donation to four nonprofits every year. Lisa is driven to ensure that the most vulnerable of our society are given the opportunity to live an independent and fulfilling life filled with dignity and purpose.

Board Treasurer

Dr. Cynthia Thiede

Cindi is currently the Director of Professional Development Education at ASU’s Nonprofit Management Institute. She leads the team that provides the professional development education offerings that prepare people to lead, manage, and support nonprofit organizations. In this role, Thiede is responsible for the development of non-credit professional development certificates such as the nonprofit management certificate, the nonprofit executive leadership certificate, grant development and proposal writing certificate, and the social impact measurement certificate to name a few. Cindi also has extensive experience in creating innovative training opportunities and programs. She has presented nationally on the topics of accreditation, planning, workforce development and assessments. Her extensive experience in her field will provide ALL with a solid support for governance and oversight.

Board Secretary

Kim Whitman

Kim is a Speech and Language Pathology Assistant with Arizona Autism. She has over 5 years experience working with special needs children and adults. She understands the unique needs of adults with autism and is committed to ensuring safe and affordable housing for them becomes a reality. Kim also volunteers as one of ALL’s Social Circle Lifestyle Coaches, planning and hosting monthly social events for our members.

Board Director

Dr. John Czaplewski

John is a psychologist based in Arizona. He has specialized experience in psychological testing and evaluating a patient’s personal characteristics, such as intelligence, personality, abilities, interests, aptitudes, and neuropsychological functioning. John also diagnoses and treats mental and emotional disorders or disabilities. He will provide ALL a comprehensive perspective as to the unique needs and best support services for those on the autism spectrum.

Board Director

Bill Dutcher

Bill has been a professional performing guitarist and independent recording artist for over 35 years. Bill is from Dublin, Ohio and has a B.A. in Telecommunications from Ohio University. He and his wife, Paige, have called Arizona home for the past 17 years. They have two boys, Austin and Dawson. Their youngest son, Dawson, is on the spectrum and at 22 years old, has started his own ceramics business, Dawson’s Designs. Bill was actively involved with Dawson’s former high-school, Gateway Academy, in helping with social events and school activities. Bill enjoys both music performance and instruction and is an advocate for using music as a tool in bringing together social interaction with young adults on the spectrum.

Board Director

Janie Rosenthal

Janie is the director of Brightmont Academy, an accredited private school that provides one-to-one instruction for students with a variety of needs. She uses her extensive experience in education management to successfully oversee all students progress and needs, implements a unique educational approach, effectively communicates with parents, and provides professional development for her staff. Janie has built and maintained strong relationships in the community through her community outreach involvement. She understands the unique learning needs of those on the autism spectrum and applies individualized strategies that enable those individuals to not only learn but thrive.

Board Director

Muriel Neddermeyer

Muriel is a senior marketing professional with experience in various industries including B2B/B2C education, electronics, and banking. She is ALL’s in house expert on strategic marketing and planning. Muriel will help ALL achieve our goal of reaching as many people as possible to spread our mission and gain the necessary support to reach our funding goals. She also has an adult nephew with autism thus adding to her passion for having ALL succeed.

NEVER BELIEVE THAT A FEW CARING PEOPLE CAN'T CHANGE THE WORLD. FOR, INDEED, THAT'S ALL WHO EVER HAVE. ~Margaret Mead

The ALL Family

Executive Leadership

ALL's Executive Leadership Team is small but mighty. With strategic focus, and a collective approach, they are intentional and effective in their actions. Their roles go beyond functional and they passionately lead with courage in their convictions.

CEO

Lisa Masters

As the founder of ALL, Lisa has a vested interest in ensuring the optimal success of Autism Life and Living. She leads the development of ALL’s long- and short-term strategies, oversees company operations, and establishes cohesive relationships with leaders in the community. Lisa manages ALL’s resources to ensure maximum financial health and long term sustainability of the organization that is so near and dear to her heart.

Program Director

Terre Martinez

Terre recently retired from a 30-year career at The Boeing Company, where she held senior management roles, in Human Resources as well as leading large-scale programs. She is an agile leader and has a depth of experience managing operations while providing HR customer service to all employees, alumni, and retirees. She focused her career building organizations, aligning teams to meaningful strategy, and implementing innovative improvements, while managing stakeholder relations and 3rd party suppliers. As an empathetic problem-solver, she draws value advocating for human rights & educational causes. At ALL Terre is responsible for strategic planning and program implementation and is a valuable asset to ALL’s capacity building strategies.

Program Development

David Spierer

David is originally from New York and moved to Arizona 8 years ago with his family. His professional career spans over 20 years as a professor of clinical and exercise physiology. During that time David worked with 100’s of individuals with disabilities developing and implementing programming around physical fitness, including the New York City Marathon. He has taught and currently teaches courses in fitness evaluation, exercise physiology, chronic disease, clinical exercise physiology, and research methods. David was the board president of KEEN Phoenix, a non-profit providing activity for children with disabilities and he continues to serve on the national board of that organization. ALL is excited to have David develop and implement the health and wellness portion of our Independence Program.

The ALL Family

Advisory Committee Members

The Advisory Committee is made up of a remarkable team of professionals who use their expertise to support the work of ALL by providing mission-based leadership, offering professional advice, and making strategic based recommendations to better serve ALL’s mission.

Program Support

Janessa Harrell

Janessa is a licensed occupational therapist in the state of Arizona. Her experience serving individuals with special needs began in her adolescent years volunteering at a summer camp and progressed into becoming an occupational therapist.  She has many years of event planning experience including Teen Club, a social club enabling community independence, and Impossible Dreams, a competition aiming to empower teens with special needs to explore their interests and support the development of work skills. She has a passion for helping others and believes everyone should be able to live a meaningful life as independently as possible.

Business Advisor

Joanne Thomson

Joanne Thomson, President and CEO of Benevilla, developed a deep commitment and passion for charitable work in the nonprofit field early in her career and grew committed to helping people who have: intellectual and cognitive disabilities, dementia, survived a stroke, mental illness, and Parkinson’s Disease. Thoughtful in her leadership style, she strives to enrich the lives of community members and makes positive changes in how we care for our loved ones. Through her guidance Benevilla’s programs and services have thrived. The number of persons served throughout the years has been on the rise. She is an Aging Services CARF Surveyor and travels around the U.S.A. and Canada to assess other aging service providers’ best practices. She is on the Board of Directors for Northwest Valley Connect, Co-Chair of the Dementia Caregiver Alliance, Dementia Friends Champion, alumni of Leadership West class XXVI, and past Honorary Commander for Luke Airforce Base.

Advancement Advisor

Jessie Bustamante

Jessie, Chief Advancement Officer at ACCEL, brings her experience in donor recruitment, quality relationship cultivation, fundraising event coordination, and development of nonprofit programs to ALL. Her extensive knowledge and highly effective development strategies will be a vital benefit to ALL’s fundraising capacity, donor management and overall growth and development. Jessie has devoted her career to assisting individuals with special needs and is motivated by seeing these individual succeed and thrive.

Financial Controller

Barbara Starley

Barbara offers her services as ALL’s financial controller. She will be responsible for overseeing all of ALL’s accounting practices. Barbara is a member of: The Arizona Society of Public Accountants, and the Intuit Trainer Writer Network. She is certified in Quickbooks and has authored a series of books on Quickbooks best practices. Her extensive experience in the financial sector and her belief in our mission will be an invaluable asset to ALL’s financial compliance, transparency and well-being.

Social Circle Lifestyle Coach

Paige Dutcher

Paige is a Real Estate Consultant and has over 25 years experience in the industry. Her extensive transactional and negotiating skills will ensure ALL is maximizing resource development to its full potential in the most effective and efficient way.

Real Life Advisor

Jay Naddeo

Jay is a beautiful bright young man who is on the Autism Spectrum. He is aware of his diagnosis and has worked hard to overcome many obstacles in his life. His resume is quite impressive: He has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, currently works as an unarmed security guard for two companies, and acts as an advocate for people on the autism spectrum through speaking engagements in person, and on the radio. Jay attributes his success to all the support he has received from his family and community throughout his life. He is excited and eager to offer his input as to the unique needs and wishes of adults with autism.

Legal Advisor

Marilee Clarke

Marilee is experienced in a wide variety of legal areas.  She has been an attorney for more than 40 years. She presently focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning and probate, domestic relations, and business law and litigation. Marilee will ensure ALL is in compliance with federal, state, and local statutes.

The ALL Family

Development Committee Members

The Development Committee is comprised of professionals who have a desire to serve ALL's capacity building efforts. They are responsible for program development, resource development and shaping ALL's fundraising strategies and plans.

Program Development

Joani Bianca

Joani is Vice President of International Training and Operations at Kahala Brands. She comes with over 16 years experience with Kahala Brands and over 25 years of restaurant management experience and training. One of Joani’s responsibilities include supporting franchisees and working with them to achieve their operating goals, uphold brand standards and work to help make them profitable and sustainable. Her understanding of business support and contacts will be an asset to ALL’s resource fund development and sustainability.

Web Development

Tyler Klepfish

Tyler Klepfish is the owner of Winfish Creative Designs, a small boutique web & graphic design agency with a passion for creating pristine work for her Client’s that sets them apart from their competition, and drives results. Founded back in 2009, Tyler’s 12 years of experience have led her to work with individuals and organizations all over the globe from large enterprise level companies, to small businesses, in just about every industry from A – Z. From full branding packages, marketing collateral of all sizes, to custom full-fledged corporate websites and app development, Tyler uses her empathy and talent to help make her Client’s designs come to life. Tyler’s young son Calvin, is also on the autism spectrum – which provides her with an insider understanding and passion for the Phoenix autism community and all that it encompasses.

Real Life Resource

Madeline Beaver

Maddie is a proud Autistic woman who is a musical theater major at AMDA, The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, in New York. She recognizes people on the autism spectrum have different struggles and support needs, but understands their struggles can be managed with acceptance, accommodations, and accessibility. Maddie is a champion for neurodiversity and is grateful to be joining the Advisory committee. She truly believes ALL will be a place that supports neurodiversity and supports neurodivergent traits and culture while still helping people with any difficulties they may face. Maddie feels that her lived experiences can help shape decisions to truly make ALL a great place to be.

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