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Amanda Mitchell
Executive Director
  • Executive Director

Amanda joined EAL in August 2018 as a case manager, and she quickly moved into the program manager position and was responsible for program development, management, and growth. During the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020, Amanda willingly rose to the occasion to lead the organization as interim executive director, positioning EAL for success as the nonprofit landscape was changing rapidly. She was promoted to executive director in July 2020 and will continue to elevate EAL’s mission and serve the 55,000 people living with epilepsy in Louisiana.

Amanda has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Southeastern Louisiana University and a Master of Public Health degree in behavioral and community health sciences from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health.

Amanda has seen the extraordinary strength and determination of people living with epilepsy and the dedication of their families and caregivers. She hopes to provide support to all those affected by epilepsy and empower people to become epilepsy advocates. 

To contact Amanda, email [email protected].