Board of Directors
Amanda Seigler is the executive director here at FAA. She is a writer, an activist, and an advocate. She is an LGBTQ+ autistic from South Florida, is married to a very supportive husband, and has six children. She has been fighting the CD protocol and other quack treatments since 2014. She is a veterinary technologist (LPN for pets). She has her associates and bachelors degree in Veterinary Technology from St. Petersburg College. She is very involved with scouting with her six children. Three of the children are autistic but all are Neurodivergent. Her hope is to bridge the gap between allies and autistics while fighting the pseudoscience that threatens all people, not just autistics.
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Unfilled Position - Legal Director
Advise our non-profit on legal matters. Possibly additional duties. Apply today: , or directly message our Facebook page.
My name is Nick Seigler. I am the VP for the FAA Board and the Policy Analyst. I help to support and view policies within the organization. I hold both an AAS and a BAS in both Criminal Justice and Public Health and Safety Administration. Additionally, I have been privileged to be attend and pass training and certification as a law enforcement officer, and an instructor for both CPR First Aid and Security. These days I help to bring a positive, and supportive message to those around the community in our everyday activities and interactions with one another.
Director of Education and Professional Development and graphic designer
Lindsay is a multiply disabled autistic (who deals with situational mutism), LGBTQ+ writer, activist, and advocate (as well as musician and actor). She has a theatre degree from Randolph College and has been a member of The Autistic Cooperative since 2018. She started advocating in the community in 2014. Lindsay has experience in continuing education courses on Neurodiversity and has advocated to other professionals and teachers. Her role here is on training, education, advocacy, and leadership. She is a contributing writer and the Chief Editor for Fierce Autistics And Allies' article distribution. She is currently contributing to a continuing music therapy education course for music therapists on Neurodiversity. She is passionate about social justice, intersectionality, Neurodiversity, inclusion, equity, and diversity. She also has experience in mentorship and has helped create conferences.
Cassandra Crosman is our Program Coordinator. She is an activist, an advocate, a writer, and is from Dayton, Oregon. She is autistic and has a bachelor’s degree in Humanities. She is now a graduate student at Western Oregon University studying inclusive education to teach and learn from other Neurodiverse and disabled people. She is also the founder of the online blog and Facebook page, “In the Loop About Neurodiversity,” which seeks to educate others on issues that concern the autistic community and other Neurodiverse people. Cassandra is passionate about autistic rights and culture and encourages other autistic people to embrace their own Neurodiversity.
Public Relations and Financial Director
Jamie is our Public Relations and Financial Director. She handles reaching out to companies and officials for the org on disability policies, bills being passed, etc. for autistic people. She also has worked at banks and has experience in financial services. Jamie has a degree in adolescent education from Adelphi University. Jamie is a member of the LGBTQ+ community. She calls and emails politicians and others regarding advocacy to support autistic people and fight against ABA and bleachers. She values Neurodiversity and is a self-diagnosed autistic. Jamie also has experience in writing. She values Neurodiversity, equity, and inclusion.
Unfilled Position- Digital & Print Media Coordinator
Help us out with social media and media accounts! The Social Media position on our Board is also the staff position. Possibly additional duties. Apply today: , or directly message our Facebook page.
Community Engagement Coordinator
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