Our Staff

Robin Marks, Executive Director/CEO

Robin Marks, Executive Director/CEO

“ADRC is an ally, an advocate, a source of help and hope.  A future free from Alzheimer’s is the mission we are moving forward.”

Michele L. Payne, Director of Programs

Michele L. Payne, M.Ed., Director of Programs

“Being the primary caregiver for my mom, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease, was life-altering and life-affirming.  ADRC was there for me.  It’s my goal to be there for others.”

Cassandra Tavella (1)

Cassandra Tavella, LMSW, Care Consultant and Community Outreach Coordinator

“ADRC gives me the honor of serving Long Island families who are living with Alzheimer’s disease.”

Maria Prendergast, Executive Assistant

Maria Prendergast, Executive Assistant

“It’s most fulfilling to be part of the ADRC team and provide essential services and support to Long Island’s Alzheimer’s community.”
Tony Spataro, Financial Manager

Tony Spataro, Financial Manager

“It’s very rewarding to work at ADRC and to know we are making a real difference in the lives of Long Islanders who are confronting Alzheimer’s disease.”