Laura Peterson

Live Like Lou Program and Engagement Director

About Laura

Laura Peterson’s career in nonprofit and higher education has found her in roles serving several universities (Marian University, University of Notre Dame, and University of St. Francis) where she has led programming, events, volunteers, and student activities. She served the American Legion Auxiliary in coordinating state-wide and national events and programming for its volunteers.

Laura is a member of Alpha Chi Omega from Bradley University in Illinois where she earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and served as a tour guide. She went on to earn a master’s degree in higher education at Illinois State University.

As an active community member, Laura serves the Junior League of Indianapolis as the Secretary and volunteers for Alpha Chi as the lead risk management specialist.

A piece of advice

“The impact of volunteers spending time helping an ALS family clean up their yard or reorganize the garage cannot be emphasized enough. Families are getting precious time back in their lives to spend with whomever is living with ALS, and this is priceless.”

Laura Peterson
Contact For:
  • Family and Scientific Research Programming
  • Live Like Lou Events
  • Volunteering to serve an ALS Family