Tristram Miller

Tristram Miller

My name is Tristram Miller. My younger sister was born with spina bifida when I was ten years old, a defining moment of my life. I have my Bachelors in Finance from Pacific Lutheran University and am working on my Masters in Applied Economics from John Hopkins University. 

Linda Bailey, President

Linda Bailey, President

My name is Linda Bailey, and I am an adult born with myelomeningocele. I am a past President & former newsletter editor for the Evergreen Spina Bifida Association. I earned a bachelor’s degree from Missouri Southern State University with emphasis on Psychology and Special Education, and minors in English & Journalism. I also hold a…

Amy Miller, Vice President

Amy Miller, Vice President

I am the mother to 4 beautiful children, Tristram, Ariel, Balin and Kelahna. Kelahna is our youngest and she was born with spina bifida, hydrocephalus, and Arnold Chiari Malformation. Kelahna is such a blessing to our family and we are so proud of her for all that she has overcome. I have a Bachelors degree…

Dave Carl, Director

Dave Carl, Director

I am originally from the east coast. I received a bachelors degree in social work from Buffalo State College, in Buffalo, New York in 1999. I have been involved with Spina Bifida chapters throughout the country. In 1999, I assisted with planning the community events for the Spina Bifida Association of Western New York. From…

Rachel Bernhard, Secretary

Rachel Bernhard, Secretary

I grew up in Ames, Iowa where I participated in Spina Bifida Association of Iowa (SBAI) events in support of my niece born with Spina Bifida, Emmie. I graduated from Iowa State University in Biological Systems Engineering and Global Resource Systems with a minor in Spanish. I currently work on water and transportation projects as…

Tim Miller, Director

Tim Miller, Director

My wife and I have 5 wonderful children. Tristram, Ariel, Balin, Kelahna, and Percival. Kelahana was born with Spina Bifida, Hydrocephalus, and Arnold Chiari Malformation. Kelahna is an amazing little girl with strength and determination that inspires me every day. I completed my Bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene in 2002 and my doctorate in Dental…

Jon Tutt

Jon Tutt

Jon’s background is business. After graduating from the University of Washington and four years in the US Army, Jon spent 17 years as a branch manager in the consumer finance industry, then 10 years as a mortgage broker and since 1996 as a property manager.  In September 1998, his grandson, Michael Hoyt  was born with…

Erica Nunez, Director

Erica Nunez, Director

I reside in Benton County and I am the mother to one child who also has Spina Bifida. My experience with children started in 1999 and ranges from coordinating events for orphanages in Korea, assisting in a children’s homes in Austin, TX, and being a teacher’s aide tutoring students with disabilities in college and in…

Celeste McCormick, Director

Celeste McCormick, Director

I have been involved with SBAWS since 2005, and served many years as the Newsletter Editor. Most recently I completed a two year term as President. I first joined the organization to help support my nephew Michael, who was born with Spina Bifida and is now an adult. Throughout my involvement with SBAWS, this organization…