Alvin L. Royse, J.D., CPA
Immediate Past Chairman
Alvin Royse, J.D., CPA is the immediate past chairman of the American Heart Association. Royse is a retired senior partner with the national accounting firm of Deloitte, where he was Global and U.S. National Managing Partner for Tax Industries and Tax Marketplace Development.
A volunteer since 1997, Royse was the association’s secretary-treasurer in 2012-13, chairman of the association’s Western States Affiliate from 2008 to 2010, and is also a past chairman of its San Francisco Metro board. In 2010, he was named the Western States Affiliate’s Volunteer of the Year. His leadership and business acumen have been critical to the development of key AHA initiatives, including the 2017-20 Strategic Plan and Strategic Value Proposition.
He is currently a member of the Hillsborough, California City Council and previously served two terms in the North Dakota State Legislature.