Executive Board

Brian Corbett
Brian Corbett

President

Jamie Laney
Jamie Laney

Past President

Ed Finch
Ed Finch

Vice President

Mark Belcher
Mark Belcher

Governance Chair

Michael S. Fitts
Michael S. Fitts

Marketing Chair

Robby Hazzard
Robby Hazzard

Finance Chair

Henry Ray
Henry Ray

Development Chair

Board of Directors

Dr. Amy Amara
Dr. Amy Amara

UAB Department of Neurology

John Beard
John Beard

Beard Brouillette Holdings, Inc.

Joe Bird
Joe Bird

Attorney, Maynard Cooper

Idie Hastings
Idie Hastings

2022 TFAC Chair

Alice Major
Alice Major

Civic Volunteer

George Newton
George Newton

Starnes, Davis & Florie, LLP

Carrie Pizitz
Carrie Pizitz

Civic Volunteer

John Riser, MD
John Riser, MD

Alabama Neurology Associates

Mike Rowland
Mike Rowland

Junior Board Liaison

Dan Thomasson
Dan Thomasson

Treasurer

Lloyd Wilson
Lloyd Wilson

Lloyd Wilson & Associates

Vevelyn Wilson
Vevelyn Wilson

Diversity & Inclusion Chair

Additional Directors

Rusty Stewart
Rusty Stewart

Emeritus Director

Ken Carter
Ken Carter

Emeritus Director

Junior Board of Directors

Katie Payne
Katie Payne

President

Meghan Cox
Meghan Cox

Past President

Leigh Anne Fleming
Leigh Anne Fleming

Past Vice President

Staff

Bibby Bailey
Bibby Bailey

Executive Director

Deborah Baragona, MS
Deborah Baragona, MS

Care Navigator

PERSONALLY CONNECTED.

Katie Payne

PAA’s mission is important to me because of our dedication to innovative research with our partners like UAB. 

Leigh Ann Fleming

I watched how Parkinson’s and its progression affected not only my dad, as the patient, but also my mom, as his primary caregiver.

Alice Major

My husband was diagnosed with PD in 1994 and struggled with PD for 24 years. 

Dr. John Riser, MD

I have treated  patients with PD for 30+ years and have a therapy program for PD patients within our neurological practice.