About Us

The mission of the Western North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance is to help create a
community that will be educated, supportive and inclusive of individuals with Down Syndrome.

Which 17 counties does the Western North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance cover?
Avery, Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison,
McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania and Yancey.

* We respect the rights, abilities and potential of people with Down syndrome.
* We believe that people with Down syndrome should have the opportunity to make choices
affecting their lives.
* We respect and support the role of families in meeting the needs of people with Down
syndrome.
* We value the efforts of our affiliates in the support they provide to people with Down
syndrome and their families.
* We value excellence in the quality of education, research and advocacy provided to our
constituents.
* We value diversity in our board, staff, volunteers and membership.
* We value the excellence and commitment of our board, volunteers and staff in their roles
supporting the rights and abilities of people with Down syndrome.

Mailing Address
WNCDSA
PO Box 8338
Asheville, NC 28814

Board of Directors

John Madden, President
johnmwncdsa@gmail.com
828-490-1423

Alice Miller
alicemillerdsa@charter.net

Melissa Greene, Secretary
mc_greene95@yahoo.com

Paul Holdredge, Treasurer
holdredgepaul@yahoo.com

Robert Johnson
Robert.johnson@naroofing.com

Amber Parrish
aparrish@beverly-hanks.com

Marie Sladky
marie.sladky@pncmortgage.com

Lacey Theede
ashevilledownsyndromelove@gmail.com

Rochelle Hylton, Co-Treasurer
rochelle.guy@gmail.com

Bill Miller
wcmiller@beverly-hanks.com

Cindy Wilson
chefadamlynn@yahoo.com

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