Peggy Beem Jelley
Pennsylvania - Chair
President & CEO of the Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PA
Peggy Beem Jelley is the President & CEO of the Epilepsy Association of Western and Central PA. Peggy assumed this position in April of 2014 after 21 years of program experience with the Epilepsy Foundation. Peggy’s career spans 36 years of work in legislative advocacy for disability rights and advocacy organizations including the Arc, Life Service Systems, the Iron City Legal Assistance Workers and other community based service agencies in Pennsylvania. She has developed strong general management, program development, human resources, budgeting, planning, board relations, advocacy, fundraising and government relations skills. Peggy now uses those skills to lead a staff team serving 49 counties in western/central Pennsylvania.