Meet Your Hosts

Here are the hosts of MSFocus Radio programs:

Christopher Hudspeth  
Christopher Hudspeth is program manager of MSFocus Radio and specializes in audio and video for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. He was a volunteer at the MSF since 2005 and was hired in the fall of 2013 to begin his current duties. Chris has spent a majority of his life in broadcasting working for radio stations and television networks, as well as being the director and teacher of a national broadcasting school. Chris is involved in many other not-for-profits and says his parents were his biggest influence in deciding to work in the not-for-profit sector.
   
Christopher C. Paine
Christopher C. Paine is the Editorial Coordinator for the MSF. In addition to writing and editing for the Foundation's "MSFocus" magazine, "EmpowerSource" newsletter, and MSFYi e-newsletter, he helps develop content for an array of educational fact sheets and publications about multiple sclerosis. Always interested in discovering what people with MS want to read about, Chris welcomes ideas for publication content. A former newspaper journalist, Chris has interests in history, science fiction and classical music. He is fond of cats and is a graduate of Indiana University.
   
Marianly Primmer
Marianly H. Primmer is the social media coordinator for the MSF. You can also see her writing in the MSFocus Magazine. She earned a bachelor of science in communication with a concentration in broadcast journalism from Florida International University. Before coming to the MSF, Marianly was a news reporter for several years. She and her family live in South Florida.
   
Kasey Minnis
Kasey Minnis has been with the MSF for more than 20 years and currently serves as the Director of Operations and Communications. She oversees the MSF's publishing, social networking, and multimedia production. She chairs the annual National MS Education and Awareness Month campaign, and trains new MSF Ambassadors each year to serve as MS and disability advocates locally and in communities around the nation.
   
Alissa Ayden
Alissa Ayden serves as the MSF’s Support Groups and Outreach manager. She manages the MSF’s National Independent Support Group Network and outreach activities. She also manages the MSF’s quarterly publication, EmpowerSource Support Group News. Alissa is dedicated to helping mobilize members of the national MS community to motivate, educate, and empower each other. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from Amherst College. Prior to joining the MSF, Alissa worked with individuals and families who had experienced homelessness, had low or no income, and diagnoses of mental illness, drug and alcohol addiction, or HIV/AIDS. 
   
Jules Kuperberg
Jules Kuperberg is co-executive director of the MSF. A graduate of Northern Michigan University and a seasoned business executive, he has served in various capacities since joining in 1991. Jules takes great pride in his involvement in the evolution of the MSF from that of a regional agency into a multidimensional national service organization. A cohost of the MSF online educational video series, Living Well with MS, his greatest satisfaction comes from the effect the MSF has had in people’s lives through the years.