A lifelong Oregon resident, Sherryl is certified as master trainer, Qigong instructor, and specific to PD: Tai Chi Moving for Better Balance and Delay the Disease. She's also an active PD resource on social media. Sherryl has been deeply affected by PD, caring for her father from the time he was diagnosed shortly after his retirement until his passing. Sherryl and her father were on the forefront of the "exercise is medicine" approach now common with Parkinson's disease.
Hannington, a father of three and a food scientist by profession, was born and raised in Uganda, near the capital city of Kampala. His mother suffered from Parkinson's and passed away 11 years ago. Aside from the personal physical and mental challenges that Parkinson’s imposes on a person, Hannington watched his mother suffer unnecessarily under the heavy weight of isolation caused by the stigma associated with PD in Uganda. He works tirelessly to spread facts about PD.
Gavin lives in the Dallas, TX area with his wife and two children. He was diagnosed with PD in 2008 at age 38. He switched life course in 2018, earned a personal trainer certification, founded Your Move Fitness, LLC, and jumped headfirst into connecting people with PD and appropriate exercise. He remains actively involved in PD causes, especially promoting exercise and lifestyle choices to counter the disease.