The Team

Who We Are

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Nicholas Sonier

Committee Chairperson

Nick is the heart of the foundation.  He has a rare genetic condition (GRIN2A) and knows firsthand what living with a lifelong condition entails.

    Shantel Sonier

    Founder & CEO

    As the primary care provider for Nick, Shantel also knows firsthand what living with a lifelong condition entails.  Creating this foundation is a voice and a comfort to those on this journey.

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    Alexander Sonier


    Alex is working on his undergrad degree in finance and brings his perspective to this journey as Nick's brother.

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    Brad Sonier

    Vice Chair

    As Nick's other care provider, Brad too is aware of the daily challenges of living with a lifelong condition and offsets it with a lighthearted, playful approach.

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