The National Advocate for People with Down Syndrome Since 1979

National Down Syndrome Society
666 Broadway, 8th Floor
New York New York 10012

Staff Directory

Contact Information:

National Down Syndrome Society, Headquarters
666 Broadway
8th Floor
New York, NY 10012

NDSS National Policy Center
1602 L Street NW
Suite 925
Washington, DC 20036

Telephone: 800-221-4602
Fax: 212-979-2873

Alphabetical List of Staff:

Madeline Alemar, Director of Special Events & NDSS Your Way

Chris Burke, Goodwill Ambassador/Administrative Assistant

Anita Ford, Buddy Walk® Associate

Kristie Hagen, Manager of Communications & Social Media 

Harry Jellinek, Director of Finance

Mark Priceman, Vice President of Communications & Marketing

Vanessa Quick, Director of Educational Programming

Heather Berner Sachs, Director of State Government Affairs

Ginny Sessions-Siller, Manager of Grassroots & Development 

Rebecca Switalski, Director of the National Buddy Walk® 

Sara Hart Weir, President

  • Buddy Walk
  • NDSS Yourway
  • My Great Story
  • NDSS DS-Ambassadors