Emily Chavez, Executive Director- Emily was born and raised in Roswell NM, she has been a part of the Down Syndrome Foundation since the birth of her little brother, Ayden, who was diagnosed with Down syndrome. Ayden is now 9 years old and has taught Emily and her family so much throughout the years. That’s where Emily’s passion comes from. Emily loves helping in any way she can and goes above and beyond to do so. Emily’s hobbies include outdoor activities, playing with Ayden, baking, and arts and crafts. She’s very excited to join the foundation and can’t wait to see what the future holds.
Norrissa Bullard, Program Director
Norrissa is originally from Michigan and moved to Roswell, NM in May 2016 looking to help make a difference in the community. With previous experience in working with non profit organizations, she eagerly looks forward to gaining more knowledge and experience in the Down syndrome community. Norrissa helps with day to day activities at the office. Norrissa and her husband Chris have a son, Jaiden who is 7 years old and will be expecting a little girl in the summer of 2020. Her hobbies include watching movies, playing basketball, and photography.