Welcome to the DDSA’s 2017-2018 Board of Directors. The following people are proud to volunteer and donate their time and services toward helping the families and people with Down syndrome within the Durham Region.  If you would like to volunteer or learn more about how you can help, please contact us at


Yma Frison, President

Christina Lochrie, Vice-President and Treasurer

Carrie Colligan, Secretary     

Lindon Lowe, Fundraising Coordinator

Lyndsey Hurley, Social Media

Niky Privitera, Director

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Our Special Education Advisery Committee (SEAC) members are:

Tara Culley – Public School Board

April Shiels – Catholic School Board