About Epilepsy Foundation Northeastern New York People


It's the people of the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York that make it work. Meet our Staff, our volunteer Board of Directors and Professional Advisory Board.


There are so many ways you can give of your time and talents to be an advocate for those living with epilepsy and help out at the agency. Volunteer your time helping us provide services and information on epilepsy, organizing and holding events, grant writing, obtaining corporate sponsorships or other fundraising projects! E-mail us or call us at (518) 456-7501 or (800) 894-3223.

Board of Directors 

The Epilepsy Foundation has a volunteer Board of Directors. Members have a variety of professional backgrounds. If you are interested in sharing your time and talents to further the mission of our organization, please complete a Board of Directors Membership Application and forward it with a copy of your resume to: 

Jeannine Garab, Executive Director, Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York, 3 Washington Square, Albany, NY 12205 or you may forward it electronically to: jgarab@epilepsyneny.org.  

Board members are required to become members of the Foundation, attend regularly scheduled board meetings, support fundraising events and serve on 1-2 committees.


Epilepsy Centers

Epilepsy centers provide you with a team of specialists to help you diagnose your epilepsy and explore treatment options.

Epilepsy Medication

Find in-depth information on anti-seizure medications so you know what to ask your doctor.

Epilepsy and Seizures 24/7 Helpline

Call our Epilepsy and Seizures 24/7 Helpline and talk with an epilepsy information specialist or submit a question online.

Tools & Forms

Download our seizure tracking app, print out seizure action plans, or explore other educational materials.