The National Advocate for People with Down Syndrome Since 1979

National Down Syndrome Society
8 E 41st Street, 8th Floor
New York New York 10017
800-221-4602
info@ndss.org 

Say “Hello” to Our NDSS Team

Contact Information:

Telephone: 800-221-4602
Fax: 212-979-2873
Email: info@ndss.org

 

Meet our Staff:

Sarah

Sara Hart Weir, MS
President

Kandi

Kandi Pickard
Chief of Staff

Heather

Heather Sachs, JD
Vice President, Advocacy & Public Policy

Becky

Rebecca Switalski
Director, National Buddy Walk® Program

Madeline

Madeline Alemar
Senior Director, Special Events

Vanessa

Vanessa Quick
Director, Programs & Community Outreach

Jawanda

Jawanda Mast
Manager, Grassroots Advocacy

Anita

Anita Ford
Manager, National Buddy Walk® Program

Colleen

Colleen Hatcher
Manager, Social Media

Camille

Camille Franco
Manager, #DSWORKS™ Program

Michell Ray

Michelle Ray
Manager,
NDSS DS-ATHLETE AMBASSADOR Program 

Julie

Julie Ryan-Silva
Associate, Advocacy & Public Policy

Kjerstin

Kjerstin Besser
Information & Referral Specialist

Jamie

Jamie Dolan
Information & Referral Assistant

Adrian

Adrian Forsythe
Advocacy Programs Assistant 

Melissa

Melissa Robertson 
Office Manager

 

LOCATIONS:

National Down Syndrome Society, Headquarters
8 E 41st Street
8th Floor
New York, NY 10017

NDSS National Advocacy & Public Policy Center
718 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

  • Buddy Walk
  • NDSS Yourway
  • NDSS DS-Ambassadors