Palo Alto Auxiliary for Children
Volunteers Raising Funds for the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

Board of Directors

President Marilyn Anderson
MarilynAnderson90 Marilyn joined PAA in 2007. She and her husband, Arden, have been supporters and volunteers of LPCH since a grandson had brain surgery in 1994 and a granddaughter had a liver transplant in 1994. The whole family is forever grateful for the excellent care the children received. Currently, two Anderson daughters work at the hospital. For 30 years, prior to retirement in 2014, Marilyn was the executive director of the California Family Foundation, based in Palo Alto, and worked primarily in the areas of education and housing for underserved families. Hobbies include sewing, baking, gardening and enjoying 11 grandchildren.
Past President Nancy Larsson

Nancy joined PAA in 1999 as a Tuesday PM Cook. She was on the Board as 2nd Vice President and Recording Secretary before introducing and running the American Girl Fashion Show off and on for 13 years. She is the VP of the Association of Auxiliaries for 2017. She loves to spend time with her family, friends, garden and books. Her passion for travel is tempered a bit now that the grandchildren have arrived!

1st Vice President-Projects Sarah Beetam
SarahBeetem90-2 Sarah joined in 2005 while teaching elementary school. She has been Treasurer, VP and President and returns as VP this year. She enjoys traveling, quilting, reading, researching genealogy and gardening especially with her grandchildren. She worked extensively on the American Girl fundraisers and now enjoys the more peaceful Summer Garden Party.
Treasurer Marilyn Anderson
MarilynAnderson90 See bio above
Recording Secretary Susan Kirtley
Second Delegate Cathy Murphy
CathyMurphy90 Cathy retired following a long career in human resource management, and has found her PAA niche in working with Thora's Thimbles activities. When not traveling the globe, she delights in spending time with her children and grandchildren in nearby Mountain View, where she grew up.
Correspondence Secretary Sueellen Alvarez
Website Coordinator Virginia Van Kuran Virginia joined PAA in January 2019 and is serving on the board as the website coordinator. She is a retired software development project manager. She enjoys time with her children and grandchildren. She has fond memories of coming to the Allied Arts restaurant as a teenager with her mom who carefully kept and used the delicious recipes.

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