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Patti LaPlace

Patti LaPlace

Position: Mental Health Coordinator

Organization: Long Beach Department Health & Human Services


Why should this person be nominated? (What makes nominee unique; why should they be selected the winner of this category?
Patti Laplace is a strong leader in the Long Beach community. Currently working with the Long Beach Department of Health & Human Services she has been instrumental in bringing together senior professionals to stay abreast of current senior issues. Mental health needs are a primary focus for Patti and she does an amazing job of recognizing the various areas affecting seniors with mental health needs.

What is this nominee’s involvement in senior care or senior issues
Patti goes well beyond the call of duty and I want to acknowledge her for being such a voice for Long Beach! Patti recognizes the needs of the Long Beach community and is known for her expertise in senior issues and programs. Patti is a great public speaker and I personally appreciate all the knowledge you share. We need more leaders such as yourself!