BIAC Staff

Julie Peters, CBIS, Executive Director
Oversees all facets of the organization including, but not limited to, Board of Directors activities, legislative advocacy, affiliation with the United States Brain Injury Alliance and developing local partnerships with individuals, corporations and organizations.
Julie has been BIAC's Executive Director since 2002.  She has over 35 years of experience in nonprofit management.  She was a founding member of the Board of Directors for the United States Brain Injury Alliance, where she served as Governance Chair.  
Phone: 860.219.0291 ext. 301  Email:

Bonnie Meyers, MS, CRC, CBIST, Director of Programs & Services
Provides overall management and supervision for BIAC's programs and services including the Helpline, Community Education, Outreach and Support Groups.
Bonnie has been working in the field of brain injury for 30 years. She holds a graduate degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer. Bonnie has overseen brain injury services throughout the continuum of recovery, including sub-acute programs in rehabilitation hospitals as well as within a variety of community settings.    Phone: 860.219.0291 ext. 304  Email:

Lori Shield, Director of Development and Marketing
Directs all fund development, marketing and communications activities
Lori has a wealth of experience in development, grant writing and marketing, serving most recently as Marketing Director at Ski Sundown.  She also served in development at Gifts of Love and Community Renewal team.  She also served as Partner and Media Director at J. Walter Thompson in San Franciso, CA..
Phone: 860.219.0291 ext. 303  Email: