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DSDN Operations Team

The day-to-day DSDN work is led by two staff members (our Executive Director and Director of Family Support) and volunteer Directors. The Operations Team is on the front lines of support and guide more than 100 volunteers who serve our mission and vision.

Executive Director

Melissa Shutwell

Director of Family Support

Christy Cooper

Black Family Support

Brandy Coleman

Executive Assistant

Trish Robinson


Local Partnerships

Lauren Young

Major Gifts Fundraising

Heather Imbriale


Rafia Munir

Medical Outreach

Hannah Pascucci

Online Support

Dan SzostekElizabeth Vance

Peer to Peer Fundraising

Shannon Prausa


Retreat - Dads

Brandicus Coleman, Jordan Heberlein, Ben Hughes

Retreat - Moms

Amanda Brunning, Lauri Edwards, Ashlee Moehring

Rockin' Family Fund

Jessica Vollaro

Spanish-Speaking Support

Mayfe Almeida

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