Marissa Grayson, Chair

Marissa Grayson is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Pre-Law Advisor at Samford University in Birmingham. She participated in her first Birmingham Out of the Darkness Walk in 2008 after losing her dad to suicide in 2005. She has served on the Alabama Chapter Board since 2010, focusing her efforts on the Birmingham Out of the Darkness Walk (which she chaired for six years), state and national advocacy work, and other leadership roles, including her current role as chairperson of the Alabama Board.