AARBF Updates and Announcements (April 2023)

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AARBF Updates and Announcements (April 2023)

Let’s reintroduce ourselves. For over 50 years, AARBF has served California through fire prevention programs and burn survivor support. As we continue into our next 50 years, we’re making changes to serve our community more effectively.

New office, new address.

We’ve centralized our operations with a new office in downtown San Francisco.

Our commitment to having staff and programs across ALL of California remains our highest objective. Nothing has changed but our address!

Take note of our new contact information:

Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation

44 Montgomery, 3rd Floor

San Francisco, CA 94104


818-848-0223 (Individual extensions have changed)

1-800-242-BURN (1-800-242-2876)

818-848-0224 (fax)


New Organization Plan

We’re excited to share with you a new way to interact with AARBF. To better reflect our mission, we’ve made some changes to our organization and staffing.

  • Daniel Chacon, Executive Director
  • Andrew Mersmann, Director of Programs and Services
  • Jeanne Terwilliger, Director of Operations
  • McKenzie Dern, Camps & Recreation Manager
  • Scott Wertz, Survivor Services Care Manager

Learn more about Scott’s and McKenzie’s new roles!

AARBF is Hiring!

Do you know anyone looking for a fulfilling career opportunity with AARBF? Click HERE to find more information.

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If your contact information has changed, click HERE to let us know your preferred address, email, and phone.

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