Our Leadership

The leadership of the Ladies Home represents an unprecedented collaboration between eldercare professionals, area universities, and laypeople, all of whom are committed to the vision of an affordable, nonprofit, community-based assisted living option for women in San Francisco. We are working to create a model facility that will be recognized and replicated throughout the nation.

Board of Trustees

Mary Louise Fleming, RN, PhD
Vice Chair, Administration & Academic Coordinator, Department of Community Health Systems, UCSF School of Nursing; former Director of Nursing, Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center

John Sedlander
Chief Financial Officer, Institute on Aging

Janice Cavallini
Daughter of the Ladies Home’s longtime administrator

Dean J. Fredrickson
Former UMLH Executive Director, with more than 20 years of experience working in senior living

Barbara Gersh
Portola neighborhood resident with more than 20 years of experience as a staff or board member of nonprofit organizations.