Avenidas senior center head to step down

President and CEO Lisa Hendrickson will work on Palo Alto nonprofit's expansion plans

Lisa Hendrickson, president and CEO for the past 15 years of Avenidas, the Palo Alto senior-services nonprofit, has announced she will step down as the agency's leader to focus on Avenidas' plans for the future.

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Posted by Marlene Prendergast
a resident of Crescent Park
on May 15, 2014 at 12:10 pm

All best wishes to Lisa Hendrickson in her new role and to the future of Avenidas!

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Posted by Mel Matsumoto
a resident of University South
on May 15, 2014 at 12:27 pm

Lisa and Avenidas have been a gift to the community for many years. Thank you, Lisa, for a job well done.

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Posted by Carroll Harrington
a resident of another community
on May 15, 2014 at 12:54 pm

Palo Alto is truly lucky to have Lisa at the helm of planning to meet the needs of the next generation of seniors. Her vision, knowledge and experience are unequally! She exemplifies the best of being an Athena Goddess awarded to her in 2002 for being an outstanding women in the community and in business.

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Posted by Anna
a resident of East Palo Alto
on May 15, 2014 at 1:04 pm

Lisa is a true gift to so many. I appreciate her leadership, kindness, and commitment.

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Posted by A member of Avenidas
a resident of College Terrace
on May 15, 2014 at 4:02 pm

So glad Lisa will still be around to guide the organization into the new tech age.
Thank you Lisa!

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Posted by Ellen Mastman
a resident of Downtown North
on May 15, 2014 at 7:05 pm

I have worked one day a week at Avenidas since about 1989. the special feelings of warmth and welcome always been pervasive. My gratitude to you for your contributions to making Avenidas a wonderful place to teach.

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Posted by Paula Sandas
a resident of another community
on May 16, 2014 at 9:50 am

Congratulations, Lisa Hendrickson, on a job more than well-done at Avenidas. The community is lucky to have you continuing on in a new capacity! Cheers!

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Posted by Thomas M. Pamilla
a resident of Greenmeadow
on May 16, 2014 at 12:54 pm

Thank you, Lisa, for a job well-done and for all of your dedication and creativity.

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