Linda Countryman, Ronda Alcorn, and Tara Pepiton
Board of Officers and Directors
It is important to note that the officers and Directors do not receive any kind of salary or compensation. We’re MOVING FORWARD! is maintained by all volunteers
Ronda J. Alcorn, President
Ronda is a Co-Founder of We’re MOVING FORWARD! Her son Austin suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2006 from a roll over car accident caused from falling asleep at the wheel.
Tara L. Pepiton, Treasurer
Tara is a Co-Founder of We’re MOVING FORWARD! and caregiver to her son Adam who suffered a traumatic brain injury from being shot in the head during a drive by shooting. Tara also serves on the Governor’s Council for Spinal Cord and Head Injuries.
Justin is a Financial Solutions Advisor at Bank of America. Justin’s wife Sandra suffered a stroke in 2005.
Michelle is the Director of Community Partnerships at Glendale Community College (Maricopa County Community College District). Michelle’s husband David suffered a traumatic brain injury caused by a fall in 2007.
Jeff is an Assistant City Prosecutor with the City of Phoenix. His wife Tricia suffered a stroke in 2011.
Marianna is a caregiver to her son Tommy who suffered a traumatic brain injury from a dirt bike crash in 2015.
Kelly is retired. His wife, Yvette suffered a traumatic brain injury from a fall in 2005.
Brainiacs Social Council
The Brainiacs are a new addition to the organization and are responsible for meeting, discussing, and planning four social gatherings during the year. A portion of the time at the gatherings will be spent compiling ideas for activities and events for the following year and making their recommendations to the Board of Directors. They are also responsible for welcoming and mentoring other survivors and their familes.