Board of Directors
Retired - CEO, Second Harvest Food Bank
Board Vice President
Vice President, Oak Valley Community Bank
Jennifer Spankowski, MBA
Community Relations Consultant, Caremore
Executive Director of Assisted Living, Bethel Retirement Community
Ruth Barnard, Retired Dietitian
Physical Therapist, Health South Rehab Hospital
Assistant Mgr. Community Benefits &
Volunteer Services, Memorial Medical Center
Executive Director, Central Valley Community Impact
Health Systems Diabetes Care, Novo Nordisk
CEO, Second Harvest Food Bank
Relationship Manager, United Capital
Retired Teacher | Young at Heart Fitness Instructor
Dianna L. Olsen
Dianna joined Healthy Aging Association in July of 2002. Prior to working for Healthy Aging Association she was the Executive Director for 18 years for Community Housing and Shelter Services. Prior to that she worked as the Director of Social Service/Business Administrator for the Salvation Army from 1976 through 1999. Dianna is currently apart of the United Way-Health and Health Wellness Council, Stanislaus Health Services Agency - Local Implementation Group, United Way - Partner Agencies Association, and she is the President for Stanislaus Emergency Food and Shelter Program Board. As the Executive Director of Healthy Aging Association she implements the strategic goals, objectives and mission of Healthy Aging Association, enables the Board of Directors to fulfill its governance function and gives direction and leadership to the day-to-day program implementation.
Samantha Borba, M.A.
Fitness Program Manager
Samantha joined Healthy Aging Association in November 2011. Samantha earned her Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Health and Wellness Promotion for California State University, Stanislaus in 2011 and her Master's degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science Option from Fresno State University in 2014. She presented her thesis findings at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual World Conference in Orlando, Florida in May 2014. Samantha was a certified Group Cycling instructor for 6 years, a Certified Young at Heart Master Trainer (2012-present), a Certified A Matter of Balance Coach (2012-2017), and recently became certified as an A Matter of Balance Master Trainer (2017-present). Samantha is a member of the Services to Older Adult Advisory Committee (STOAAC) and CVMAPS (Central Valley Marketing and Administrative Professionals). As a fitness program manager she is responsible for design and implementation of all fitness, nutrition, fall prevention and social programs to enhance the quality of life of older adults. She also manages the daily operations of all the Healthy Aging Association's fitness and wellness programs.
Erlinda Bourcier, B.A.
Health Educator / Senior Coalition Coordinator
Erlinda Bourcier joined the Healthy Aging Association in October 2013. Her passion has always been exercise and wellness. Erlinda received her BA-Kinesiology-Health and Wellness from California State University, Stanislaus 2011. Prior to working at HAA she worked for United Cerebral Palsy of Stanislaus County as a program coordinator and YMCA of Stanislaus County as Senior Director of Membership and Fitness. During her tenure at the YMCA she received numerous YMCA of the USA certifications which include Older Adult Director, Group Exercise Trainer, Mat Pilates Instructor, Healthy Back Instructor, Strength Trainer, Cycling Instructor, Personal Training Instructor and Advance Group Exercise Instructor. Other certifications are as follows: BodyPump, Group Power, SilverSneakers, Matter of Balance Master Trainer and Young at Heart Fitness Instructor. Erlinda is a member of the HEART Coalition and STOAAC. Currently, Erlinda is volunteering with the Stanislaus Senior Foundation as newly elected Vice President. She also serves with the Jack and Buena Foundation that oversees Camp Jack Hazard which is a local children’s adventure camp program. In addition, Erlinda is the coordinator of the Senior Coalition of Stanislaus County and in April 2017 certified as a Matter Of Balance Master Trainer. As a Health Educator she facilitates health education topics in both group and individual settings. All topics are on general nutrition and the health benefits of physical activity. Erlinda is happily married with two adult daughters who live in Hawaii.
Jessica Shupp, B.A., CHES
Fitness Program Assistant / Health Educator
Jessica joined Healthy Aging Association in March 2017. Jessica earned her Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Health and Wellness Promotion from California State University, Stanislaus in 2016. In 2017, Jessica became a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). As a Fitness Program Assistant she assists the Fitness Program Manager with the design and/or implementation of the Young at Heart Fitness programs and the day to day operations of the Healthy Aging Association. Jessica became a certified Young at Heart Instructor in August 2016 during her internship as an undergraduate. Jessica was certified as an A Matter of Balance Coach in January 2018. She also facilitates fall prevention and health education topics in both group and individual settings.
Jonathan Denney, B.A.
Fitness Program Trainee / Health Educator
Jonathan joined Healthy Aging Association in February 2018. Jonathan earned his Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Health and Wellness Promotion from California State University, Stanislaus in 2016. As a Fitness Program Trainee he assists with the Young at Heart Fitness programs and the day to day operations of the Healthy Aging Association. Jonathan became a certified Young at Heart Instructor in February 2017. He also facilitates fall prevention and health education topics in both group and individual settings. All topics are on general nutrition and the health benefits of physical activity.