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Marquis Who's Who Honors Marilyn L. Raichle, MPA, for Expertise in Nonprofit Leadership

Marilyn L. Raichle, MPA, has leveraged nearly four decades in nonprofits to focus on Alzheimer's care

Ms. Raichle's role encompasses a broad range of responsibilities from overseeing board activities to managing marketing and public relations efforts aimed at maximizing the program's reach and impact.

    SEATTLE, WA, June 10, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marilyn L. Raichle, MPA, has been selected for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. Raichle has built a distinguished career in the realm of nonprofit management, with a particular focus on organizations involved with Alzheimer's care. As the executive director of Maude's Awards for Innovation in Alzheimer's Care since 2020, she has worked with Founder Richard Ferry, bringing her exceptional leadership and dedication to enhancing the lives of those affected by Alzheimer's disease. Ms. Raichle's role encompasses a broad range of responsibilities from overseeing board activities to managing marketing and public relations efforts aimed at maximizing the program's reach and impact. Her hands-on approach to supporting applicants and her strategic efforts in budgeting and collaboration with the board have significantly contributed to expanding the organization's visibility and outreach within the community.

Prior to her current role, Ms. Raichle founded The Art of Alzheimer's, an initiative that showcased the abilities and talents of individuals living with dementia. Her career also includes significant contributions to international cultural exchange and arts education. As a member of the Seattle-Chongqing Sister City Association and through her roles as director of China partnerships at Giant Magnet from and outreach manager for the Seeds of Compassion with His Holiness Dalai Lama conference, Ms. Raichle fostered global connections through the arts. Her tenures as executive director at American Voices and at the Seattle International Children's Festival further underscore her commitment to enriching lives through cultural engagement.

Ms. Raichle's academic background has been instrumental in her professional achievements. She received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Washington in 1972, followed by earning her Master of Public Administration from Harvard College's John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2006. These educational experiences provided Ms. Raichle with a solid foundation in leadership, policy analysis, and strategic planning that she has effectively applied throughout her career.

In addition to her professional endeavors, Ms. Raichle serves on the advisory board for Momentia, demonstrating her commitment to community engagement and advocacy for individuals living with dementia. In 2024, she wrote and published "Don't Walk Away: A Care Partner's Journey," a book that shares her personal journey as a caregiver for a family member with Alzheimer's.

Outside of her professional commitments, Ms. Raichle harbors a passion for baking, which serves as a creative outlet. Looking to the future, she harbors ambitious goals that extend her influence beyond traditional platforms. Ms. Raichle aspires to author another book aimed at broadening understanding and fostering meaningful connections around dementia care. Furthermore, she envisions leveraging various media forms, including electronic platforms and podcasts, to engage with thought leaders and change-makers in the field. Through these endeavors, Ms. Raichle aims to promote hope and advocate for policy changes that prioritize support for those living with dementia, reflecting her lifelong commitment to making a difference in the lives of others.

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