The Epilepsy Agency of the Big Bend, Inc. (EABB) works to reduce barriers to care for those whose lives are affected by epilepsy, particularly individuals and families experiencing poverty.

EABB was established in 1989 as a charitable 501(c)3 organization to provide services to epilepsy patients and their loved ones, within a 14-county region. EABB navigates tailored, case-managed solutions to care through the provision and payment of diagnostic, treatment and pharmaceutical services; community education; and advocacy for social equity and improved quality of life for all who are touched by this debilitating central nervous system (CNS) disorder. If you or a loved one needs help, please call (850) 222-1777 in Tallahassee; or, in Panama City call 850-694-0994. You can also reach out to us by email at

Board of Directors 2021-2022

Liz Underwood

Board President; Chair, Executive Committee

Steve Suarez

Vice President; President-Elect; Chair, Governance Committee; Executive Committee Member

Jason Lammert

Treasurer; Executive Committee Member; Chair, Finance Committee

Joe McCann

Chair, Program Committee; Development Committee Member

Niki McKinnell Marler

Executive Committee Member, Chair, Development Committee

Mallory Morgan

Governance Committee Member

Nicole Hill

Development Committee Member; Program Committee Member

Ed Hill

Governance Committee Member

Kimberly Armistead


Tonya Talton



Bette (B.J.) Iacino

Executive Director

Dr. Monica Johnson

Program Services Director

Beverley Washington


Amelia Jacobs

Administrative Assistant

Kristine Lindo

Program Coordinator