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​Meet the Team

Allison Foss, Executive Director


Allison Foss joined the Myasthenia Gravis Association as the Executive Director in December 2017.  Allison is no stranger to Myasthenia Gravis; diagnosed at age 5, she is one of those rare MG patients with the MuSK antibody.  Raised in southeastern Iowa, Allison graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Child & Family Services.  Prior to the MGA,  Allison spent 18 years working with and advocating for individuals with developmental disabilities and special needs. She comes to the MGA from Johnson County Developmental Supports where she was a Service Coordinator.




, Community Program Coordinator | Kansas City



​A small, but mighty team, the staff works every day to fulfill the MGA mission. The MGA staff is equipped to support patients as early as their initial diagnosis and shed light on all the different aspects of this rare, auto-immune disorder. Get to know a little bit about them and their roles at the MGA.​​