Los Angeles' Organizing & Productivity Resource

Ann Gambrell, our association co-founder,

passed away on April 11, 2022

Our dear Ann collaborated to bring professional organizing to fruition as a profession. She instilled standards and ethics that shaped our industry into what it is today.  Ann Gambrell was an inspiration to all as well as a colleague and a friend. We will remember Ann with the utmost respect. 

Donations in Ann's honor can be made to the Barry Izsak/Glorya Schklair Conference Scholarship Fund. 

Please keep Ann's daughter Mary and son John in your thoughts. If you wish to send a sympathy card, it can be sent to:

Mary Lasnier
809 Felbar Avenue
Torrance, CA 90503

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Director of Professional Development

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NAPO-LA Mission Statement

Our organization is composed of passionate, innovative professionals and is the premier authority on organizing, serving the greater Los Angeles area. We are committed to providing the public with resources, professional organizers with education and support, and related industry professionals with unique channels for their products and services.

NAPO Non-Discrimination Policy

NAPO does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ethnicity, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation or military status in any of its activities or operations. These activities include but are not limited to selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. 

NAPO Los Angeles Chapter
May In-Person Meeting

Monday, May 23, 2022
6:15 - 8:30 PM PST


The Beverly Hills Marriott

1150 S Beverly Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90035


Sponsored by: 

NAPO-LA: A Legacy of Excellence

NAPO-LA is getting back together for our first in-person meeting in over two years! Join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of one of our founding members, the beloved Ann Gambrell. 

We will discuss our chapter’s history and evolution from those first days with Ann and her colleagues to the thriving organization we are today.  It will be an informative, touching & inspiring evening celebrating our legacy as a chapter and our future together as leaders in our industry.

Please note, the previously planned presentation by Andrew Innocenti is rescheduled to our next in-person meeting on

September 19, 2022

Mentor of the Month

Esther Simon, MSW 

  • Free for chapter members; no need to register!
  • Visitors are invited for $20. 
  • If you registered and plan to attend virtually, the Zoom link will be emailed to you one hour prior to the meeting start.
  • Although on-line REGISTRATION IS CLOSED AS OF 1:00 p.m. the day of the meeting, you may register on-site prior to the meeting start. 

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