Advocacy. Education. Awareness.

Our Staff

Kristin Pidgeon, Executive Director

The Board of Directors appointed Kristin to Executive Director in September of 2015.

Kristin has served on the Board of Directors of the DSA of DE in the past as Vice-President and Outreach Director. When her daughter, Aliza, who is now 13, was born with Down syndrome she became actively involved in the organization. She volunteered on the Buddy Walk and Education committees, and developed the Rock Your Socks Campaign. She worked for several years as a Family Crisis Therapist Supervisor with the Division of Family Services, and has directed programs working with at-risk teens and families experiencing a medical crisis.

Kristin earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a focus on Non-Profit Administration. Kristin is a 1998 Graduate of the Leadership Delaware program, and is currently serving a 5-year term as a member of the Brandywine School District Board of Education. She has established an extensive network in the disability and education community throughout the Delaware area and will continue to build that network with her recent appointments to the Special Needs Parent Action Council and the Community Relations committee under the BSD Board of Education. Kristin has also served as the past Secretary of the Brandywine Special Needs PTA, the only PTA in the region devoted to representing the needs of children with disabilities.

Contact Information:

  • Email: dsadelaware@icloud.com
  • Work Phone: 302-518-2215