Dana's daughter began her journey with PCDH19 epilepsy at 11 months old. Since that time, Dana has found strength through the alliance and continues to advocate for her daughter, while raising awareness of the alliance.
Dana is originally from Michigan but currently lives in St. Pete, Florida. She taught as a 3rd grade teacher for 12 years, but recently left the field of education to become a homeschool mom to her daughter. She also owns a CrossFit gym with her husband where she helps members prioritize exercise and nutrition.