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Meet The Team

Angela joined our team in 2018 and earned her Master's Degree in 2020 in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management. Her goal is to provide community awareness, services, and advocacy to individuals and families living with epilepsy. To reach Angela, please e-mail or call 423-380-8545.

   Angela Mininger


Executive Director 


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Matthew Gidney 


Director of Programming

Matthew joined the team in 2019 shortly after graduating from Covenant College. He earned an M.A. in English from UTC and loves reading and discussing good books. As a firm believer in the power of stories to bring people together and get things done, he has a desire to make sure the stories of those dealing with Epilepsy are heard and understood. To schedule a training, please e-mail or call 423-380-8545.


Victoria Norwood

 Education Coordinator

Victoria joined our team in 2022 while pursuing her Master’s Degree in Public Health at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Her goal is to educate the community on epilepsy first aid and care while spreading epilepsy awareness through interaction and engagement. To reach Victoria, please e-mail: or call 423-380-8545.

Devan joined our team in 2022 as an intern. When that time ended, she became our Marketing and Communications Coordinator while pursuing her B.S. in Communications at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Her goal is to spread epilepsy awareness through community engagement and strengthening others through resource sharing. To reach Devan, please e-mail: or call 423-380-8545.

Devan Smith


Marketing and Communications Coordinator


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