Who We Are
The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that strives to improve the quality of life for individuals with Down syndrome and their families by providing access to current and accurate information on Down syndrome and by fostering programs that focus on education, community services, public awareness, medical issues, research, advocacy, legal issues and parenting.
A community where individuals with Down syndrome are fully included and valued members.
Individuals with Down syndrome:
- are important members of society
- are persons in whom all things are possible
- will achieve great things
- deserve full opportunities and community support
Interim Executive Director
Lynne Wachter, B.S., Accounting
Bookkeeper & Administrator
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
President, Newsletter Editor, Governance Committee Co-Chair, & D.A.D.S. Co-Director
The Hodges Partnership
Jennifer Krajewski, J.D.
Vice-President, Government Action Committee Chair, Governance Committee Co-Chair
Office of the Virginia Attorney General
Colleen Jackson-Cook, Ph.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University
Mike High, C.P.A.
Retired, Altria Companies
Cynthia Lantz, B.A.
Immediate Past President, First Call Chair, and Monthly Meetings Coordinator
Parent to Parent of Virginia
Ashley Amey, O.T.
Social Media Manager, Enrichment Chair
Chesterfield County Police Department
Virginia Commonwealth University's Technical Assistance & Training Center
Steve LaGanke, M.B.A.
Spanish Language Coordinator
The Skills Development Center
Martin's Grocery Stores
Suzanne McKeever, SLP
Speech and Language Therapist
Kidz Kare at Home
Health Diagnostic Laboratories, Inc.
Virginia Business Systems