Patty White –President
Patty lives in Springfield, Delaware County, PA with her husband Dan and daughter Lauren (age 24). Patty was one of the founding members of DSIG and the group holds a very special place in her heart. She is the DSIG "Walk for Our Kids" Chairperson and loves to see how that morning of fun and friendship brings us all together to share the love we have for our children. When she is not volunteering for DSIG, she works as a Pediatric Telephone Triage Nurse for the After Hours Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In her spare time, she loves to travel and ride bikes with Lauren, especially in Ocean City, NJ.
Yuhanna Bishar –Treasurer
Is a Senior Architect, Carpenter and an Organic Gardener. He is currently serving as the Treasurer of The Delaware County Down Syndrome Interest Group. A father of three, the youngest of whom has Down Syndrome. He encourages his son Paul to always aim high and achieve his personal best. Yuhanna loves to help enhance the lives of those folks who are differently abled. In his spare time, he plays backgammon and practices Tai Chi.
Megan Califano -Event Coordinator
I am a resident of Springfield PA, where I live with my husband, Anthony (AKA Captain Morgan) and three children, AJ (14), Vincent (9) and Morgan(7). I joined DSIG in 2006, when my daughter Morgan was born and have been an active member ever since. I work full time as a Managed Markets Client Service Manager for IMS Health, a medical information company in Plymouth Meeting. In my spare time, I enjoy water sports, camping, scrapbooking and spending time with family and friends.
Shirley Bishar -Board Member
Dwells in the Hamlet of Rose Valley, home to many deer, fox and Northeastern song birds. Her greatest joy has been raising two daughters and a son, each of whom were educated in the Wallingford Swarthmore School District. She has taught Drawing at the Community Arts Center and will be exhibiting her art there in the Spring of 2014. She serves as an Elder at Media Presbyterian Church and a Board Member of the Delaware County Down Syndrome Interest Group.