DSA's leaders represent a cross-section of our community and have a passion for our organization and those we serve. They work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect our DSA families.


Leah Janke, Executive Director Email

L'ara Arcishewsky, Community Connections Coordinator Email

Amanda Clark, Program Coordinator Email

Marcus Sikora, Self-Advocate Administrative Assistant 


Kyle Schmidt, President  Email

Denise Gehringer, Vice President

Justin Hope, Treasurer

Heather McNeal, Secretary

Zachary Buxton, Legal Advisor

Christine Tran, Medical Outreach Email

  • Committee Member, Leticia Franco, Bilingual Parent Outreach Email

Jennifer Koley, Self-Advocate

Katie Erspamer

Kendra Ely

Jeanna Pine

Janet Pol

Ranae Keckeisen

Laura Baum

Sarah Schulz