Meet Our Staff


Donna Dodson
Executive Director

Donna has been in non-profit management for over 25 years. She is an accountant by study, non-profit by choice. She was actively involved in non-profits in the Dallas-Fort Worth area as a director and grant writer before relocating back home to Alabama. Donna has served on several boards in North Texas and was a consultant to agencies such as the Boys and Girls Club and ArtsNet.


Paige Norris
Outreach/Program Director

Paige is outgoing, hardworking, dedicated, positive, energetic and creative. Paige has worked in the non-profit field for over 10 years and knows community resources. Call her to help with your training needs—teen programs, seizure management for all school grades, first responders, school nurse program, senior citizens program, basic seizure recognition & first aid for the general public. Paige is also eager to help regarding any fund raising projects.





Kelly Morris (President)

Angelica Persson (Vice President)

Scott D. Stevens (Secretary)

John R. Bedsole (Treasurer)

Jeffrey Matherne (Past President)


Gary L. Bliss
Janet L. Cobb
Louise Crow
Gena Gibbs Dalton
Don Dollar

Brian Finnigan
Sula Gillepsie
Linda Hall
Kathleen Hill
Kathryn Boone McGinley

Amy Padgett
Terry M. Tanner
Cynthia Tatum
Drew Williams





Professional Advisory Board

Karen Hamilton, PhD RN, University of South Alabama

Martina Bebin, MD, University of Alabama in Birmingham

Carol Cannon, MSCW, Mobile County Health Department

Susan Ford, Alabama State Mental Health Department

Monisha Goyal, MD, Director of Clinical Neurophysiochology at Children’s of Alabama

Ron Hodges, Assistant Director at University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital

Monica Knight, M.P.H., Mobile County Health Department

William Lievens, MD, Epileptologist, University of Alabama in Birmingham

Juan Ochoa, MD, Neurophysiologist, University of South Alabama

Dean Naritoku, MD, Neurophysiologist, University of South Alabama