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What is EPIC?
EPIC is an information exchange - committed to providing the best information available to its members as well as a collaboration network to exchange ideas, questons, concerns and information about ASD.
Who is behind EPIC?
EPIC was founded in 2010 by two mothers of autistic children who share the common goal and bond for providing the very best for their special needs children in an environment with limited resources. EPIC is aligning with other major autism organizations as well as Jefferson County Public Schools to bring members a rich and rewarding experience.
Bonnie Pretre serves as the President of EPIC and is dedicated to forging and overseeing autism alliances throughout the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. It is through Bonnie's efforts that the Blue Ribbon Recreation Program was initiated and continues to operate via an alliance with Jefferson County Parks and Recreation.
Carolyn Vigil Co-Founded EPIC with Bonnie in 2010. She is the mother of a young adult on the spectrum and has been instrumental in EPIC's advocacy, education and recreation programming. Carolyn is dedicated to bringing resources and opportunities to EPIC and its members in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia.
Dan Boyden and his family have lived in Charles Town since 2014, and formerly lived in Scottsville, Virginia. Dan has served as Treasurer for EPIC since January 2017 and has found EPIC a wonderful, unique resource for parents of kids on the autism spectrum. The Boydens include Dan, his wife Kathy, son Colin and daughter Patricia. Kathy works in the pharmaceutical industry, Colin loves his die-cast cars and stuffed dogs (and asking lots of questions!) and is ascending in belt ranking in karate, and Patricia enjoys realism art and writing fictional prose.