Founded by Shena and Trysten Pearson, Gulf Coast Epilepsy Alliance (GCEA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides direct services to individuals with seizure disorders and those touched by epilepsy in the Gulf Coast areas of Texas.
After his diagnosis of epilepsy, a five-year partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation Texas – Houston/Dallas-Fort Worth/West Texas, advocating for the passage of Sam's Law for Texas Schools, raising SUDEP awareness in the New York Times newspaper, and receiving rank of Eagle with the Boy Scouts of America, Trysten established GCEA to support and improve the quality of life for people with epilepsy in the Gulf Coast areas of Texas.
GCEA's vision is to achieve a society where no person's life is limited by epilepsy.
GCEA's mission is committed to working for and meeting the needs of people with epilepsy, their families, and their caregivers in the Gulf Coast areas of Texas.
GCEA's aim is to maintain existing services and activities, while also developing in new directions to ensure we continue to meet the needs of people with epilepsy, their families, and their caregivers in the Gulf Coast areas of Texas.
GCEA has identified seven Strategic Aims:
GCEA Executive Director
GCEA Board of Directors
GCEA Physician Advisor
GCEA Patient Liaison
GCEA Executive Committee
GCEA Advisory Committee
GCEA Legal Advisor
GCEA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization,
all contributions are tax deductible. EIN# 84-2099498
Did you know?
1-in-10 will have a seizure in his or her lifetime and 1-in-26 will be diagnosed with epilepsy.
GCEA provides FREE seizure first aid training sessions. Let's save lives together - book today!
To book a session, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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