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Alfred Joseph Valenzuela

Alfred Joseph Valenzuela, American health care executive. Registered physical therapist.


Valenzuela, Alfred Joseph was born on March 19, 1942 in Oceanside, California, United States. Son of Jesus Rosales and Esperanza Maria (Heredia) Valenzuela.


Bachelor of Science, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1967;Master of Sciences, University Southern California, 1970.


Physical therapist, Porterville Eastern State Hospital, California, 1970-1973;program assistant, Porterville Eastern State Hospital, 1973-1975;program director, Porterville Eastern State Hospital, 1975-1979;clinical director, Patton Eastern State Hospital, California, 1979-1980;executive director, Lanterman Eastern State Hospital, Pomona, California, 1980-1984;executive director, Napa Eastern State Hospital, California, 1984-1987;deputy director, Department Development Services, Sacramento, since 1987.


Board directors Hispanic Youth Task Force, Pomona, 1983-1984. Member Cafe de California, since 1983. Board directors El Arca Human Services Corporation, East Los Angeles, 1983-1984, Diamond Bar/Walnut Young Men’s Christian Association, California, 1983-1984, Napa County Arts Council, 1984-1987.

Board directors Napa County Mental Health Association, since 1986. Member National Association Superintendents of Public Residential Facilities for the Mentally Retarded, American Physical Therapists Association, California Association Physically Handicapped.


Married Catheryn Anne Chacon, July 1, 1972. Children: Caroline, Deborah, Kathleen. Children by a previous marriage: Joseph, Matthew, Richard.