Allison joined the foundation in March 2012 and is responsible for all operations. She brings
over ten years’ experience developing marketing and new business growth plans for small businesses
in both the tourism and medical industries and years of fundraising experience at both a
professional and personal level.
Allison believes that the foundation's greatest goal is to help children and adults with epilepsy
become advocates for themselves. She is thrilled to be working with a dynamic staff and an active
board of directors.
Allison earned her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Mississippi and
resides in the New Orleans area.
Amy is responsible for education and client services for North Louisiana, facilitates the
Shreveport Support Group and implements the Seize the Road Bike Tour and Health Walk held
in Shreveport every September. Amy also authors a monthly article on advocacy issues for our newsletter.
Serving annually as host for our Louisiana family in Washington, D. C., Amy attends the
Kids Speak Up! conference which provides an opportunity for young ambassadors with epilepsy
between the ages of 13-18 to petition congressional leaders for aid in assuring better access
to care, improved public education and more research toward a cure for epilepsy.
Amy has held numerous volunteer positions through the Junior League of Shreveport,
her children’s schools and her church. She is a native of the Shreveport area and mother of
Leah is responsible for the development and delivery of foundation's community education and
training programs — one of the most essential functions of our mission. An active volunteer
with the foundation for the past five years, Leah is also integral to the annual Seats for Seizures
gala and Seize the Day walk in Baton Rouge.
Leah previously taught special needs children in local elementary schools for the past ten
years and is passionate about education and educating people about epilepsy.
Leah is a native of Plaquemine and currently lives in St. Gabriel with her husband, David.
Rebecca's primary responsibility is coordinating electronic and print communication state-wide,
including the foundation's e-newsletter, website and social media services. Additionally, she helps
facilitate the Baton Rouge and Lafayette support groups, and with fundraising and event planning.
Rebecca recently earned her BS in Business with a major in Marketing from LSU. At the beginning
of her career and new in the work world, she plans to draw on previous leadership positions
and marketing experience, as well as, enthusiasm to help the foundation grow.
Rebecca is a native of Shreveport and currently resides in Baton Rouge and works out of the foundation's office there.