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Tara Pepiton, Linda Countryman and Ronda Alcorn


Board of Directors

It is important to note that We’re MOVING FORWARD!  is maintained by all volunteers including it’s Officers and Directors who do not receive any kind of salary or compensation.


IMG_4763-001Ronda 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.


IMG_0424Tara 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-tempJustin Larson, Secretary

Justin is a Financial Solutions Advisor at Bank of America. Justin’s wife Sandra suffered a stroke in 2005.




Chey Tor

Chey Tor Head Shot

Chey Tor is a real estate professional with  RE/MAX Omni Consultants and Property Management.  He has more than 10 years experience in sales and marketing.

Erica Ward

Erica Ward

Erica is a Key Accounts Manager with Nextiva. Erica’s brother suffered a traumatic brain injury caused by an accident in 2016.

Lauren A. Bostick, Esq.




Lauren is an attorney with Rachel Frazier Johnson Law, practicing in Divorce, Child Custody, Spousal Maintenance, Child Support, Adoption, Estate Planning (Wills and Trusts), Personal Injury, Contracts, and Business Law.

Michelle M. Lauer, Esq.

Michelle Lauer

Michelle is an elder law attorney who practices in the areas of probate & trust administration, guardianship & conservatorship proceedings, and estate & long-term care planning.

Robert (Rob) K Poundstone




Rob is a practicing personal injury attorney in Phoenix and an owner of Poundstone Scotten, PLLC.  Rob has had many family members who have been diagnosed with brain tumors.



The 2018-2019 Brainiac Social Council
Adam Pepiton, Austin Alcorn,  Billy Bridgewater, Evie Williams, Jason Westhoff, Kayla Routhier, Kelsey Elmore, Kuna Williams, Marc Nielsen, Matthew Geib, Michelle McKay and Steve Norton.


The Brainiacs Social Council began in 2016.  The Council is responsible for planning four social gatherings during the year.   A portion of time at each social is spent compiling ideas from fellow survivors to help plan activities and events for the following year.  The Council then attends a yearly meeting where they determine the top activity choices to present to the Board of Directors for approval.  The Council is  also responsible for welcoming and mentoring other survivors and their families.





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