Jessica Patton joined the Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas in 2022 as Director of Operations. She brings over two decades of experience in providing direct services, administrative management, relationship building with key stakeholders, and supporting program staff in delivering the mission in the community. Jessica gained a passion for working with individuals with Down […]


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A St. Louis native, Julia moved to Texas to attend Texas Christian University. After graduation, Julia moved down to Austin to join the DSACT team in June 2021. She is so grateful to be a part of this wonderful organization! Her prior nonprofit experience includes fundraising, finance, and sponsorship positions for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. […]


Jami was born and raised in Springfield, MO. She graduated from Columbia College with a degree in Elementary Education and taught in both Missouri and Oklahoma before relocating with her family to the Austin area in 2014. She has over a decade of experience working with students with disabilities, most recently, teaching as a Resource/Inclusion […]