About Us

Our MISSION

C.H.A.S.E. is a 501(c)(3) organization that works to unite individuals and families impacted by an autism spectrum disorder with their community through education to promote acceptance and expand meaningful inclusion in all environments.

C.H.A.S.E. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Amy Wilkinson

Executive Director/Chair

Lisa Smith

Business Development Officer/Vice Chair

Joe Karlin

Secretary

Steve Wilkinson

Treasurer

Tamara Grimm

Education Strategy Officer

C.H.A.S.E. ADVISORY COUNCIL

Michael John Carley

Founder of GRASP, Autism/Aspergers Executive, Author, and Consultant

Jenny L. Clark, OTR/L, BCP

AOTA Board Certification in Pediatrics

Julius Karash

Parent Advocate

Patricia (Punky) Beasley Thomas

Education Liaison

Stephen “Doc” Hunsley, MD

Community Resource Liaison

Mehdi Khosh, ND

Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

Brad Russel

Legal Counsel

Greg Elliott

Community Partnerships

Brandon Fuhr

Technology Consultant

Eden Dowler-Thurber

Inclusive Recreation Specialist

PUZ™

Mascot

TESTIMONIALS

The importance of the kind of education CHASE provides cannot be understated. No where else in school or in life do typical children, teachers & parents learn to respect, understand, and interact with children on the autism spectrum. Period.

Erika Sheets, Parent of an ASD child