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ALS Association-Tennessee Chapter

Nashville, TN   |  www.alstn.org

Mission

This chapter is now merged and part of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association, EIN: 13-3271855, doing business as The ALS Association.

Ruling year info

1990

CEO

Ms. Michelle Sweeney

Main address

PO Box 40244 Suite 200

Nashville, TN 37204 USA

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EIN

94-3124723

NTEE code info

Family Services (P40)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (H05)

Family Services (P40)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Home Visits

Completed by Patient Service Coordinators for ALS Patients and their families. Each patient receives a visit per year to help access current needs and locate resources.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Limited financial assistance is available for home modification projects (bathroom renovation, ramp building, etc.) or equipment. The chapter also has a loan closet with equipment that can be used by patients free of charge for as long as needed.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Provides relief from the duties of care giving to the primary caregiver of the ALS patient.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The Chapter has working relationships with Speech & Language Pathologist who assist with ongoing adjustments to communication devices.  They also make recommendations for assistive devices to enhance communication.  We also maintain  a limited collection of devises in our Loan Closet

Population(s) Served
Adults

We know how important it is to support PALS and their families as they live their lives with ALS.  We provide this one on one, with support groups and by linking them to others who understand what they are experiencing.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

Affiliate/Chapter of National Organization 2002

Center for Nonprofit Management Excellence Network 2004

Community Health Charities 2003

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The ALS Association Tennessee Chapter aims to increase awareness, collaborate on global research, provides those living with ALS access to consistent and compassionate support services, advance advocacy efforts and operate within a business model designed to ensure financial stability and promote financial strength.

Awareness - increase advertising/marketing efforts and engage with statewide organizations (i.e. healthcare groups)

Research - continue to fund research efforts at a National level

Support Services - continue multi-disciplinary clinic development and growth, expand programs and models of service delivery

Advocacy - increase education on public policy priorities, continue advocacy efforts at local and state levels

Financial Stability/Strength - diversify revenue streams and increase financial support of board,

The ALS Association Tennessee Chapter has a strong team of employees and board of trustees dedicated to serving the ALS population in Tennessee. Each year, the organization continues to grow and succeed in reaching yearly goals by utilizing resources internally and externally.

The ALS Association has seen tremendous success in all areas above, specifically the addition of multi-disciplinary clinics in Tennessee and increased fundraising year over year to support programs.

Financials

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Operations

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ALS Association-Tennessee Chapter

Board of directors
as of 06/11/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mr. Matthew Harrison

First Tennessee Bank

Term: 2019 - 2021


Board co-chair

Mr. Bryan Bolton

Michael Kaminski

St. Thomas Neurology Group

Jeff Carpenter

City Auto Finance

Darren Jernigan

Permobil Inc.

Emily Pratt

Adam Nuse

Nashville Sounds

Raymond Kramer

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Julie Farris

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Matthew Harrison

First Tennessee Bank

Bryan Bolton

First Tennessee Bank

Steven Boles

FTB Advisors

Mark Chesnutt

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Nick Streff

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Beth West

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Paulo Aur

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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? Yes
  • 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? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes