As a community connector, we are a beacon of light in the darkness, and a source of answers in all the uncertainty. Along with our partners, members and supporters, we are connecting people to answers that matter, working to improve lives and livelihoods, one family at a time.
We want to change the way our community thinks and feels about autism. Relationships drive our mission to maximize access to the best care and support for individuals and families affected by autism. As the largest network of parents, physicians and supporters in the community, we are helping families maximize and realize their potential to prosper, shifting the conversation from mission impossible, to mission achievable. Together, we help families connect the pieces.
Through active engagement with our community, Autism Pensacola aims to:
- Educate the general public about autism
- Serve as a support group and network for parents and professionals
- Provide information to parents and professionals regarding the diagnosis, education and treatment of persons with autism
- Advocate for, and obtain, better services for the citizens of the Pensacola area who are affected by autism
- Provide social opportunities for people with autism through camps, activities and enriching programs
Meet the Board.
The Autism Pensacola board is divided into three classes. Each Fall, Autism Pensacola members elect a class of directors to serve for three years. The board then elects officers and the executive committee at the first full board meeting following the general election in October.
Becca Boles, Chair
Corporate Communications Director, Gulf Power Company
Scott Remington, Vice Chair
President/Managing Partner, Clark Partington Attorneys at Law
Judy Burns, Secretary
Executive Director, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Florida
Stephen Burgess, Treasurer
Member, Warren Averett, LLC
John L. Peacock, Jr. Past Chair
Financial Advisor and CFP®, Edward Jones
Independent Business and Financial Consultant
Vice President, Cox Communications Engineering and Operations Southeast Region
Director of Advertising, Pensacola News Journal
Autism parent and community volunteer
Levin Rinke Realty/Vinyl Music Hall
Vice President Sales Marketing, FSIGroup
Corporate Director of Marketing, Baptist Health Care
Dr. Leasha Barry
Dr. Michelle Grier-Hall
Full board meetings will be held at noon the 3rd Wednesday in February, April, June, September, & November. Executive Committee meetings will be the 3rd Tuesday in January, March, May, August, October, at noon. The December EC meeting will be the second Tuesday at noon.
3rd Wednesdays, Noon
Atlas Oyster House