Staff & Board of Directors

It's the people of the Epilepsy Foundation of Alabama that make it work. Here, you can learn about our current Board of Directors. If you would like to volunteer time helping us provide services and information on epilepsy or helping us with grant writing, obtaining corporate sponsorships, or with other fundraising projects, please let us know! E-mail us or call us toll free at (800) 626-1582.


Donna Dodson
Executive Director

David Toenes
Director of Client and Employment Services

Lea Valentine
Office Manager

Board of Directors:

Jeff Matherne, Past President

Kelly Morris, President

Angel Persson, Vice President

Scott Stevens, Secretary

John R. Bedsole, Treasurer

Gary L. Bliss

Janet L. Cobb

Louise Crow

Gena Dalton

Don Dollar

Brian Finnigan

Sula Gillepsie

Megan Finnigan Grimes

Linda Hall

Kathleen Hill

Jeff Matherne

Patrice Michelle McCrady

Kathryn Boone McGinley (Katie)

Amy Padgett

Terry Tanner

Cynthia Tatum

Drew Williams