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Mission Statement

The National Cheers Foundation (NCF) raises funds in support of research & health institutions, outreach programs, and women's health advocacy groups. Our mission is to empower women to live with vitality, free from the five primary women’s health threats; heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, depression, and autoimmune diseases. Together, our supporters produce annual celebratory events that fund NCF’s “Joie de Vivre” grants, which represents our belief in “Celebrating Life through Life’s Celebration’s”. Founded in 2012, by a group of professionals.

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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Our Executive Board of Directors is compiled of a group of professionals who together dedicate their combined experience and interest to support the National Cheers Foundation’s mission. Each member offers a unique influence on the organization. We anticipate that the strength of the board, coupled with the network of volunteers and supporters will assure the success of NCF as a non-profit organization dedicated to support women of all generations.

Anseth Page Richards

President
anseth@nationalcheersfoundation.org

<strong>Chief Executive Officer</strong>

In her role as President and Chief Executive Officer Anseth is ultimately responsible for the strategic vision and direction of the National Cheers Foundation and all the operations.

Richards is also Vice President of the Wedding Industry Professional Association, Owner of Bridal Bar San Diego, Creative Occasions Event Production and the ART NEST Event Gallery.

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Anseth Page Richards

Anseth Page Richards

President

Caroline Hendricks

Treasurer

Caroline Hendricks is a native La Jollan who grew up in the La Jolla Shores area. She is the daughter of acclaimed architect Dale Naegle. Caroline's early involvement with her father's business instilled in her a strong head for accounting. Since then Caroline expanded this expertise to many different kinds of local companies, helping them  all run smoothly. Her talent  for crunching numbers ranges from bookkeeping and accounting to tax preparation. Caroline is excited to be supporting the National Cheers Foundation and help them support women's health here in San Diego!

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Caroline Hendricks

Caroline Hendricks

Treasurer

Kathy Ingledew

Secritary

Kathy Ingledew is a third generation La Jollan.  Because of her deep rooted connection to this community she has always been very active starting with her alma mater Stella Maris Academy.  Kathy began her involvement with her children where she chaired their annual fundraiser "Reach For The Stars".  Later she helped with the 60th anniversary of the Academy.
She is a member of Las Patronas, and worked on the Jewel Ball for 6 years.  She has been involved with Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Junior League and Art Alive. Most recently she has been involved with the La Jolla Village Garden Club where she chaired their silent auction.
She resides in La Jolla and is married to Russell Ingledew . They have 3 grown children.
Kathy is thrilled to be the Executive Secretary for the National Cheers Foundation.
Being an R.N. she loves living a healthy lifestyle, and looks forward to being involved with helping empower women here in San Diego be healthy too!

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Kathy Ingledew

Kathy Ingledew

Secritary

Dr. Colleen McNally

Chief Medical Officer

Dr Colleen McNally joined the National Cheers Foundation's executive team as chief medical officer in 2012.

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Dr. Colleen McNally

Dr. Colleen McNally

Chief Medical Officer

Russell Ingledew

Chief Financial Officer

With more than 25 years of experience in financial management and work in the nonprofit arena, Russell Ingledew is responsible for the integrity and operation of all financial, accounting, technology and compliance activities for the National Cheers Foundation.

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Russell Ingledew

Russell Ingledew

Chief Financial Officer

Peter Potente

General Counsel

Pete Potente is the General Counsel for the National Cheers Foundation. In this position, he leads corporate governance, and risk management to support the organization's mission and future vision.

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Peter Potente

Peter Potente

General Counsel
CHEERS MEMBERS
We at the National Cheers Foundation gratefully welcome and acknowledge the following individuals who had aligned themselves with our mission. Together, our mission to contribute to women of all generations to live life with vitality, free from the 5 primary health threats, can be realized. Special thanks to those who have contributed.

BOARD MEMBERS

  • Joby Bakken
  • Nancy Borrelli
  • Marnie Cheney
  • Sienna Feerrar
  • Gina Hixson
  • AnneMarie Irwin
  • Molly McKellar
  • Jennifer Otto
  • Mimi Swenson
  • Diane Szkely
  • Larissa Tabin
  • Kate Woods

FOUNDING MEMBERS

  • Lisa and Raul Albanez
  • Christine and Craig Andrews
  • DeAnna and Larry Andrews
  • Applefield Hughes Insurance
  • Joanne and Kyle Bakken
  • Tracy Bennett
  • Claudette and William Berwin
  • Kathy and Steven Bettles
  • Nancy and Fred Borrelli
  • Nancy Boyd
  • Kathleen and Dirk Broekema
  • Lori and Steve Cairncross
  • Berneice and Dempsey Copeland
  • Patricia and Rocky Copley
  • Dawn Davidson
  • Linda and Rick Dicker
  • Karin Devine
  • Betty and Mike Dunn
  • Sharman and Eric Dye
  • Linda Edidin
  • Carolyn Farris
  • Barbara Ferris
  • Alison and Eric Figi
  • Gail Forbes
  • Kay and Ben Fortson
  • Miriam Freitas
  • Helen Froeb
  • Barbara Gerber
  • Elizabeth Guiler – Franklin
  • Jackie Helm
  • Victoria Graham Hillman
  • Leah and Pat Higgins
  • Gina and Rob Hixson
  • Nicole and Lindsay Holland
  • Elaine and Kelly Hooker
  • Kathy and Russell Ingledew
  • Dana Iverson
  • Robert Jackson
  • Claudia Johnson
  • Sue and Lyle Kalish
  • Terri and Richard Kelly
  • Louise Keogh and Robert Sarnoff
  • Kim and Torrey Lee
  • Dawn Maywood
  • Colleen McNally
  • Donna and Donald McGuire
  • Betty Barwise Page McLean
  • Shari Miller
  • Betsy and Greg Mitchell
  • Kathyrn Murphy
  • Pamela Noxso

FRIENDS OF CHEERS

  • Bonnie Mendenhall
  • Diana and Mike Hill
  • Elaine Robbs
  • Gaylynn Boone
  • Kim Plotkin
  • Louise Keogh
  • Onah Wiley
  • Tracy Bennett