Welcome to the DDSA’s 2015-2017 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


Laura McLeod, President

Contact Laura at 

Contact any other Board member at

Yma Frison, Vice-President

Carrie Colligan, Secretary     

Christina Lochrie , Treasurer

Rosanna Whyte, Communications Officer

Katie McCreary, Director

Melodie Muir, Director

Niky Privitera, Director

Joan Fillmore, Director


Our Special Education Advisery Committee (SEAC) members are:

Tara Culley – Public School Board

April Shiels – Catholic School Board

Both can be reached at