|Ginny Morse - Central New England
Diagnosed with MS in 1990, Ginny Morse’s passion for activism flourished after joining the Government Relations Committee in 2004. She attends State House events, participates in coalitions and testifies before the Legislature.
|Dr. Eugene May - Greater Washington
Dr. Eugene May is a neuro-ophthalmologist and co-founder of the MS Eye Clinic in Seattle.He is a National MS Society advocate at the local, state and national levels, and was recently honored at the American Academy of Neurology as a 2008 Palatucci Advocacy Fellow.
|Ms. Nancita Rogers - Maryland Chapter
A MS advocate and healthcare activist Nancita was diagnosed with MS in 2000 at the age of 49. As chair of the Government Relations Committee she strives to educate legislators, health organizations and the public about issues that impact people living with MS.
|Bob Hunter - Mid Atlantic Chapter
Bob Hunter has been an MS Activist for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter since 2006. He is a member of the South Carolina Government Relations Committee and the chair of the Long Term Care Subcommittee. He spearheaded efforts to create additional accessibility in his community and enthusiastically contacts legislators about federal, state, and local issues.
|Tammy Pilisuk MPH - Northern California Chapter
Tammy Pilisuk, MPH has volunteered with the Northern California Chapter for 18 years, chairs the Government Relations Committee, and serves on MS-CAN statewide committee, and Federal Activism Council. Her accomplishments include; preparing analyses/briefs, conducting advocacy skills training for MS activists and spearheading the development of the NMSS Health Care Reform Principles.
|Amy Van Meter - Southern California Chapter
Amy Van Meter is a born activist who has been involved with the National MS Society since she was a child. Most notably, Amy has championed the issue of accessibility for the MS community in Santa Barbara, lobbied legislators at all levels of government, and single-handedly persuaded City Council to form a committee to ensure access for all.
|Scott Hanson - Wisconsin Chapter
Scott started personally recruiting and training MS Activists growing the number from 25 to 1400 volunteers. As a leader in MS Activism, Scott serves on the Government Relations Committee and was a founder of Wisconsin Chapter’s first “Legislative Affairs Day” in 2003 at the State Capitol. In addition, Scott serves on the Federal Activism Council.