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About Us

Orange Blossom

Our Mission

The Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada is a network of family, friends and individuals dedicated to providing information, education, and support as we raise awareness of Down syndrome in Northern Nevada.

The Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada seeks to create a positive understanding of Down syndrome and envisions a community wherein all members are valued for their uniqueness, respected for their contributions, and assured the opportunity and choice to create their own path to fulfillment and success. DSNNN advocates for and with individuals with Down syndrome and their families to break down any barriers to full, productive and satisfying lives.

Meet The Team

Christina Ugalde, Executive Director
Christina Ugalde, Executive Director

Executive Director

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Katy, Family Services Coordinator
Katy, Family Services Coordinator
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Board of Directors

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Shelly Hall, Past President
Shelly Hall, Past President
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Rebecca Rores, President Elect
Rebecca Rores, President Elect
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Donya Jenkins, Treasurer
Donya Jenkins, Treasurer
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Trent Virden, Secretary
Trent Virden, Secretary
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Quinton Queen, Board Member/Self Advocate
Quinton Queen, Board Member/Self Advocate
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Heather Smith, Board Member
Heather Smith, Board Member
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Shanna Johnson, Board Member
Shanna Johnson, Board Member
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Karen Smallcomb, Board Member
Karen Smallcomb, Board Member
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DSNNN Ambassadors

Berkeley
Berkeley
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Shannon
Shannon
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Kristoffer Polaha
Kristoffer Polaha
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