This group of national leaders, has been hand selected to share ideas, raise awareness for MS and keep in touch as friends for life.
Maggie McCartney - Grand Valley State University / Elementary Education
Maggie is an incredible leader with "zest for life."
Dianna Palmer - Palmer Service, Inc / Keeps the business running smooth
Dianna is always here for me as a friend
Daughter Crystina is a proud MS Scholarship Foundation recipient
Mary Bagazinski - Grand Valley State University / French Linguistics
Working on her Masters Degree
Mary is an outstanding leader, team player and enthusiatic about our
national MS Scholarship Foundation and our unique awards
Cara J. Braman, RN, BSN, CENA
Grand Valley State University
Bachelors of Science in Health Science Degree / April 2007
Ferris State University / May 4, 2012
Donna Ryan - Liquidation consultant with a strong retail management background
Loves to write and decorate
Donna is one of the most passionate supporters of our work with MS
She is an incredible leader and we are proud to have Donna join us
Emily Mohney - Emily is a graduate of Grand Valley State University's Physical Therapy
program in 2013. She currently works as a physical therapist in multiple
settings through Agility Health and Spectrum. Her primary focus is
working with the geriatric population. Emily's interests include
neurological physical therapy with research performed with the MS
She also enjoys playing volleyball and running local races.
My wife, Mary, and I met Emily when Mary was enrolled in a research
project at Grand Valley State University for MS. Emily's brilliant
personality, passion for her field and gentle care for all of us shined
through. Emily is an incredible leader!
Alexandra "Alex" Beachnau - Alex is a graduate of Kenowa Hills High School.
Graduating in 2015 from Michigan State University
with a degree in Nutritional Sciences, specializing
in Health Promotions.
Next stop is optometry school.
Alex loves watching the Detroit Tigers and playing
I met Alex when she worked at Biggby Coffee.
Her brilliant personality, her love of our work with MS
and our unique awards to give back to our
students, and her incredible leadership skills is
what makes Alex shine. We are honored to have you