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Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation
23845 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355
Telephone: 661-200-1200
Fax: 661-200-1209
Office hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Our Staff

Marlee Lauffer Marlee Lauffer
Foundation President
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Phone: (661) 200-1200
Marlee Lauffer was appointed President of the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation in September 2015 and also serves as the Hospital's Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Previously, Marlee was Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Newhall Land, the developer of Valencia and the future Newhall Ranch. A 26 year resident of the Santa Clarita Valley, Marlee has been deeply involved with the local business and nonprofit community and has volunteered extensively at the Hospital, serving on its Foundation Board and Hospital Board of Directors.
Andrei Nikitin Andrei Nikitin
Director of Development
Phone: (661) 200- 1203
Andrei Nikitin brings more than 15 years of broad fund development experience to the Foundation. At Henry Mayo, he focuses on expanding relationships with major supporters, while ensuring appropriate recognition and stewardship. His goal is to broaden Henry Mayo's philanthropic constituencies through cultivating strong relationships with new major donors.
Laura Chesler Laura Chesler
Annual Giving & Event Coordinator
Phone: (661) 200-1202
Laura Chesler manages the planning, implementation and revenue development for all direct mail, corporate giving, annual giving programs and events, including the Frontier Toyota/Henry Mayo "Drive Safe" Golf Classic, now in its 46th year. Laura spent three years volunteering for Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital before joining the Foundation. Laura majored in communications at Southern Oregon University and is a nationally published freelance writer.
Renee Leon Renee Leon
Development Associate
Phone (661) 200-1201
As Development Associate, Renee assists the Foundation President and Director of Development in office operations, major gifts fundraising, grant identification, donor relations and board of director's affairs. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from UC Davis and has more than 10 years experience working in the medical and health industry.
Sha'rrie Lightner Sha'rrie Lightner
Data Coordinator
Phone 661.200.1200, option 4

Sha'rrie Lightner has worked in the non-profit sector for more than 15 years, and supports the Foundation staff in all donor database management.

She has managed and converted several constituent software programs, and with her expertise in Raiser's Edge, posts gifts, provides event support, prepares queries and exports, and runs target analytics.

Patty Talumassawatdi Patty Talumassawatdi
Administrative Assistant
Phone 661.200.1200, option 1

As Administrative Assistant for the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation, Patty Talumassawatdi provides a wide variety of support to the Foundation President and staff.

Patty holds a Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management, and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from California State University, Northridge.

Patty, who also volunteered at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital prior to joining as a staff member, brings more than 8 years of experience in hospitality and hotel management to her role in the Foundation.