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About GLA

Conquering Tick-Borne Disease Through Research and Education

Global Lyme Alliance, formed by the merger of Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA), is a leading private nonprofit organization in the United States dedicated to finding a cure and accurate test for Lyme disease as well as educating physicians and the public about the dangers of Lyme. Today GLA has gained national prominence for its commitment to changing the course of Lyme disease by funding ground-breaking research, while expanding education programs for the general public and physicians.

Goals

  • Serve as an information resource for current medical research and findings with respect to Lyme disease
  • Promote Lyme disease education and awareness programs
  • Prevent the spread of the disease and other tick-borne illness
  • Support the development of accurate and affordable diagnostic testing
  • Find a cure for chronic or persistent Lyme and tick-borne disease infections
Members GLA Board of Directors, Uniting for a Lyme-Free World Gala, NYC October 2016
Members GLA Board of Directors, Uniting for a Lyme-Free World Gala, NYC October 2016

GLA Leadership

CHAIRMAN

Robert Kobre

CEO

Scott Santarella

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Executive Committee

Charles Balducci, Vice Chair
Diane Blanchard, Vice Chair
Staci Grodin, Vice Chair
Debbie Siciliano, Vice Chair
Henry Dosch, Treasurer
Fran Herzog, Secretary
Brett Kristoff
Lorrie Nadel
Ed O’Connell
Paul Ross

Board Members

Barbara Bind
Chris Corrinet
Derin Edip-Walden
Alexander Field
Jennifer Frascella
Lois Freidman
David Gerstner
Ally Hilfiger
Mark Hopwood
Julia Knox-Comeau
Lew Leone
Dr. Bruce Leuchter
Steve Martin
Dana McAvity
Karen Peetz
Norma Russo
Alyssa Sokoloff
Alexander Tisch
Janet Vaccaro
Ellen Zaroff

Global Lyme Alliance is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Tax ID is 06-1559393.

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Financial Reports

Pro-Forma Financial Statement for Global Lyme Alliance (GLA): Outlines the Merger of Lyme Research Alliance (LRA) and Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA) in February 2015

2014 IRS 990 Form (GLA)
2013 IRS 990 Form (LRA)
2014 IRS 990 Form (TBDA)

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