Allison Foss, Executive Director
Allison Foss joined the Myasthenia Gravis Association as the Executive Director in 2017. Allison is no stranger to Myasthenia Gravis; diagnosed at age 5, and later identified as having 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. Allison is passionate about meeting patients and ensuring that their voices are heard and they feel supported as their stories unfold. In her spare time, Allison loves to spend time with her family, friends, her rescue dog, Ries and travel.
McKenna Fulton, Community Program Coordinator
McKenna joined the Myasthenia Gravis Association in 2023. She graduated from William Jewell College in 2022, earning a B.A. in Nonprofit Leadership and B.S. in Business Administration. She is currently pursuing her Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration at Park University. Aside from meeting new patients and learning their stories, McKenna is eager to spread awareness about Myasthenia Gravis. In her free time, she likes painting and trying out different coffee shops in the Kansas City area. McKenna is from Camden Point, MO.
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.