Celebrity Board of Advisors

The Make Lemon Aide Foundation for CP is honored and proud to introduce our celebrity supporters. Thank you for courageously sharing your talents, success and time to help us fight CP—so one day Cerebral Palsy will no longer be known as the “forgotten disability.”


Mayo Alanen

Mayo Alanen is a professional ballroom dancer, coach, and choreographer. He has made numerous TV appearances on ABC's Dancing with the Stars, PBS's American Ballroom Challenge, and TLC's Ballroom Blitz, as well as starring in the off-Broadway hit Champions of the Dance. He is a National Rising Star Champion, 4-time National Professional Smooth Finalist, 4-time World Professional Smooth Finalists, World Professional Smooth Vice Champion, Blackpool Champion, European Champion, French Open Champion, and was awarded Top Teacher at the Manhattan Dancesport Championships.

Mayo has a sister with extensive disabilities and the inability to walk on her own. He supports the Make Lemon Aide Foundation for CP as a powerful source of optimism and advocacy for the often misunderstood condition of Cerebral Palsy.


Todd Santos

Todd Santos is Chief Meteorologist at WIVB Channel 4 and is proud to have been involved with the Make Lemon Aide Foundation for CP since 2015. He has been living in and forecasting for Buffalo and surrounding areas since 2013. Prior to that he was an on camera meteorologist for The Weather Channel and MSNBC. Todd lives in Buffalo with his wife, who is a Western NY native along with their son and dog. Outside of work he enjoys sailing, skiing, mountain biking, and spending time outdoors.


Zach Bogosian

Zach Bogosian is a professional hockey player for the Buffalo Sabres who was drafted 3rd overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the Atlanta Thrashers. Bogosian is in his ninth NHL season and played for the Atlanta Thrashers and Winnipeg Jets before being traded to Buffalo in 2015. Bogosian's connection to the Make Lemon Aide Foundation for CP began last season when he appeared in a PSA with Lauren Walier in support of MLAF.  A leader on and off the ice, Bogosian is a generous supporter of the local community who recently started the Bogo Bunch Foundation to benefit those in need. Zach also donates tickets in a luxury box to all Sabres home games at Key Bank Center.  Bogosian is from Massena, New York.