Epilepsy Association of Utah

Month: July 2016

Epilepsy Association of Utah Announces New Executive Officers and Board Members



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Epilepsy Association of Utah Announces New Executive Officers and Board Members
SALT LAKE CITY, Friday, July 1, 2016

The Epilepsy Association of Utah is proud to announce four new Executive Officers and four new board members effective July 1, 2016.

The EAU welcomes Tyson Dewsnup as Chairman of the Board, a new position added this year. Tyson has served the EAU as AVP of Programs since February 2015. Tyson and his wife Ariana live in Eagle Mountain, Utah with their daughter Alexandra. Tyson is an IT Business Systems Analyst at Intermountain Healthcare. He has a Bachelor’s degree in HR Management and a MBA in Information Technology Management. He is currently working on his MHA and hoping to go to law school and earn his JD in Employment Law.

The EAU welcomes Candi Huff as President. Candi has served as AVP of Marketing for the EAU since July 2014. Candi and her husband Jason live in Draper, Utah with their daughter Madison and son Austin. Candi is a 23 year veteran of the mortgage lending industry and works as a Mortgage Loan Underwriter for Bay Equity, LLC from her home based office. Candi’s professional experience also includes outside sales, marketing, training and she is a

The EAU welcomes Doug Rice as Vice-President. Doug has been a member of the EAU board for close to one year, assisting the EAU’s Political Advocacy Committee in successful lobbying efforts to pass SB232, Rescue Medication in School. Doug and his wife, Julie, live in West Jordan with their daughter Ashley. Doug retires this week as Fire

The EAU welcomes Josh Hamilton as Secretary. Josh is a new face to the EAU board and we look forward to getting to know him. Josh and his wife Mylie live in South Jordan. Josh is an Operations Supervisor at Security Service Federal Credit union and brings a wealth of knowledge to the board.

“Our new board structure and Executive Team brings to Utah powerful leadership designed to take the EAU to the next level. After four plus years of incredible growth under the leadership of Past President Annette Maughan, the Epilepsy Association of Utah is a powerful force nationally in the epilepsy community and special needs circles. We intend to ride that momentum to further our goals of Education, Outreach and Awareness!” said Candi Huff, new

Four new board members round out the new structure at the EAU and include Rita Branch-Davis, Brooke Diamond, Dawn Voss and Paul Hill. The Epilepsy Association of Utah is thrilled with the new additions to our team and looks forward to a successful term for all.


Founded in 1973, The Epilepsy Association of Utah is a 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all individuals living with Epilepsy and seizure disorders. 1 in 26 people will develop Epilepsy at some time in their lives leading to over 100,000 people in Utah alone. Epilepsy is the 4th most common neurological disorder in the US after migraine, stroke and Alzheimer’s. The Epilepsy Association of Utah offers a public education program, statewide support groups, personal and professional advocacy, college scholarships, art exhibits, educational conferences, summer camp and more. Visit http://epilepsyut.org for additional information.

Press Contact: Candi Huff
Email: candi@epilepsyut.org
Website: www.epilepsyut.org