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We are MS activists on the frontline, moving together and speaking with one clear voice to advance federal, state and community policies and programs that benefit people with MS and their families. Learn more.

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Cermit Rickey

Cermit Rickey of Tacoma, Washington is the first to admit that he had “no idea what he was doing” when he agreed to join the Society’s advocacy efforts for his first-ever State Action Day. He had participated in Society sponsored self-help groups for years but he had little experience in advocacy or politics. That leap of faith in 2006, quickly turned Cermit into a life-long advocate.

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Scott Petty

When it comes to being part of the MS movement, Scott is a jack of all trades. Whether he’s capturing photos at Bike MS or Walk MS, leading as a team captain, or meeting with his legislators at the Capitol, the depth and breadth of Scott’s experience demonstrates his commitment to ending MS forever.

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Gayle Rundstrom

Long-time MS activist, Gayle Rundstrom, knows how to connect with others. She builds relationships with community members, legislators, and social media contacts – all to raise awareness about MS and help move us toward a world free of MS.

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Lisa and Martin Boon

Martin and Lisa Boon first became connected with the Society in the early 1990s after Lisa was diagnosed with MS. They have participated in and volunteered at countless Bike MS and Walk MS events, and joined the Washington State Action Day. Lisa leads a local self-help group, is an MS Ambassador, and regularly volunteers to lead educational programs in her community.

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Alaska State Senator, Dennis Egan

Alaska State Senator, Dennis Egan, has a long history of public service. Whether it’s his time as Juneau mayor, assembly member, planning commissioner, or member of the Juneau of Chamber of Commerce, he has a dynamic history of involvement in his community. The Senator also lives with multiple sclerosis.

We asked Sen. Dennis Egan to share his thoughts on why connecting with his constituents are important – and how to make the most of a visit.

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