Our Team

Our Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association (MVDSA) team consists of a Board of Directors, Staff and many, many volunteers.

Our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association (MVDSA) oversees the proper implementation of our mission and strategic plan. Our Board represents a cross-section of our community, consisting of members who have a distinct passion for the MVDSA and those we serve. Board members work diligently to ensure the long-term sustainability of the MVDSA and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need. Meet our Board:

Rachel Abshear


Cheryl Woodward
Vice President


Shannon Sutter


Jessica Minor
Board Member At-Large


Eugene Hurst
Board Member At-Large


Kelly Liker, MD
Board Member At-Large

Alicia Manning
Board Member At-Large

Emily Daniels
Board Member At-Large

Our Staff

The Staff of the Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association (MVDSA) has a strong commitment to serving the MVDSA family is here to serve YOU. Please contact us with any questions or suggestions at (937) 222-0744 or office@mvdsa.org.


Willie Cox.
Executive Director

Chris Steiner
Administrative Assistant


Cathy Gough
Special Events and Development Coordinator


Colleen McGovern
Office Staff