The DSSGC organizes committees comprised of board members and general members to plan and carry out programs and activities. Committees are formed for the purpose of advising and aiding the officers in the management of the affairs of the non-profit corporation. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Denise Ketola, President 360-903-3201 or contact committee chairs. DSSGC currently has four committees:
- Executive Committee – This group includes the Board President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary. They work closely with the board of directors and set agendas and overall management of DSSGC.
- Buddy Walk Committee â€“ This group organizes the annual DSSGC Columbia Basin Buddy Walk.
Buddy Walk Committee Chair: Patty Jardene 509-760-5814
- Outreach Committee â€“ This group expands the DSSGC membership base by reaching out to families and individuals with Down syndrome within Grant County and who are currently without support. They also conduct the New Parent Outreach Program for new parents, prospective parents, medical practitioners, and hospitals.
Outreach Committee Chair: Pam Hare 509-760-3101
- Support Group/Activity Committee â€“ This team works to organize year round activities and support groups that provide education, friends, mentors, and encouragement to DSSGC members and their families.
Activity Committee Chair: Kerry Aronsohn 509-855-2452
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!