The National Down Syndrome Society is guided by a Board of Directors who represent a broad range of expertise and experience. Our advisory boards comprise internationally recognized professionals who are leaders in their fields.

President & CEO

Sara Hart Weir

Board of Directors

F. Gordon Spoor, CPA, PFS, CGMA, Chairman
Charles Symington, Vice Chairman
Tiffany Barfield, Secretary
Carlo P. Frappolli, Treasurer
CAPT Robert P. Taishoff USN (ret), Past Chairman
Elizabeth F. Goodwin, Founder

Amy G. Allyn
Chris Brooks
Janet Slaughter Eissenstat
Steve Freeman
Sean Fromm
Charles H. Gerhardt, III, JD
Anthony (Tony) J. Gostkowski
Brandon Gruber
Annette Halprin
Mark Johnson
Rick Kosmalski
Heather Lavallee
Roger Reeves, PhD
Brian Rodgers
Erin Thompson
Laurie Walters
Tim Wilbricht

Scientific & Clinical Advisory Board

Sonja A. Rasmussen, MD, MS, Co-Chair
Stephanie L. Sherman, PhD, Co-Chair

George T. Capone, MD
Kenneth P. Cheng, MD
Jessica DeBord, DDS
Terry Hassold, PhD
Priya Kishnani, MD
Julie R. Korenberg, PhD, MD
Ira T. Lott, MD
Philip Mattheis, MD
William C. Mobley, MD, PhD
Paul Moore, MD
William Motley, MD, MS
Lynn Nadel, PhD
David Patterson, PhD
Roger H. Reeves, PhD
Nancy J. Roizen, MD
Romney L. Snyder-Croft, LCSW, ACSW
Nasreen Talib, MD
Patricia C. Winders, PT