Felicia Valo is a member of the Board of Directors of the ALS Society of Canada. She also chairs the Advocacy Committee of ALS Canada. Her late husband, Sidney Valo, battled ALS for 3 1/2 years before succumbing to the disease in December 2008. She hopes to continue her husband's legacy of building public awareness of ALS and its impact on families living with ALS. She is also passionate about sharing their harrowing journey living with ALS and her experience as a caregiver for her husband.