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The Chapter staff is dedicated to achieving a world free of MS. We provide comprehensive support services and educational programs to people living with MS, their family and friends, help our many volunteers raise funds to support our local services as well as support the National MS Society’s critical research initiatives and advocate for change.

Alabama-Mississippi Chapter Staff

Andrew Bell
Chapter President

Debra Bower
Community Engagement Coordinator, North Alabama

Deanna Deschenes
Development Manager, Walk MS

Jennifer Ely
Development Manager, Bike MS

Mandy Ferrington
Director, Individual Giving

Cheri Shenefelt
Development Manager
(Individual Giving & Leadership Class)

Aquilla Stanback
Senior Manager, Client Services

Mary Emily Yancey
Office Administrator


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