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Our Staff

Lauren Camp, Executive Director

Lauren began working for the Down Syndrome Association of Delaware in March of 2014 as Program Director. She became Executive Director as of June 1st.

Lauren first became involved with the DSA of DE when she started volunteering in 2010 for numerous yearly events. She continued her volunteer efforts in 2012 when she started the Days of Summer Camp Program. This is a yearly summer program supported by the DSA of DE. Lauren created the program and has been running it as a volunteer since its start. The summer program is expected to have over 75 children in its fifth year and is provided at no cost to families. Lauren was presented with The Down Syndrome Advocacy Award from the DSA of DE in March of 2013 for her outstanding volunteering efforts.

Lauren graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy with a minor in Disabilities Studies. Her Master’s degree is in Public Administration with a specialization in Nonprofit Management.

Contact Information:

  • Email: info@dsadelaware.org
  • Work Phone: 302-995-1004

 

Kristin Pidgeon, Outreach Coordinator 

Kristin served as our first Executive Director, starting in September of 2015. She decided to pursue other interests while still remaining with the DSA, currently managing our clinic connections at AI and Christiana.

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.

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. 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: outreach@dsadelaware.org
  • Work Phone: 302-584-4355