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Board of Directors

Important Links and Documents

MDSC Board Nomination Form

The MDSC Board includes 15 members, each offering a unique perspective and personal expertise.

Eleanor Axelrod of Wakefield; Divisional Controller for MFS Investment Management and a former director/financial analyst at Fidelity Investments. 

Judson DeCew, Chair of the Board, of Ashland; Non-Profit Leader with skills in strategic planning, operations management, and business development; grandfather of a child with Down syndrome.

Susan Lawson Cann, of Melrose; Business Development Director and Relationship Manager at BI WORLDWIDE (BIW).

Richard Downey, Vice Chair of the Board, of Melrose; Global Account Manager at CenturyLink, parent of a child with Down syndrome.

David Falcone, of Canton; Chief of Staff, Office of the State Treasurer; parent of a child with Down syndrome.

Clare Gillan, of Wellesley; Lecturer, Technology, Operations, and Information Management, Babson College, F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.

Ann Kelly, of Lexington; longtime member of the MDSC Government Affairs Committee, parent of a child with Down syndrome.

Stacy Rachelle Lindborg, Ph.D., of Lexington; Vice President, Biometrics, Biogen.

Jim Means, President and CEO of BioMentor International Inc., a healthcare consulting company, and former vice president and general manager of Boston Scientific, a Boston based medical devices company. 

Jim Molla, of Sharon; Financial Services Manager of People's United Bank in Wellesley.

Stephen Narey, of Williamstown; attorney with Donovan and O'Connor, LLP; parent of a child with Down syndrome; active member of the BCARC Down Syndrome Family Group.

Jeffrey Palmer, of Boston; Vice President and Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley.

Betsy Pelz of Orange; former English teacher and English Department Coordinator. Active member of the MDSC Education Task Force and co-editor and co-writer for Meaningful Inclusion: A Resource Guide for Elementary Teachers of Students with Down Syndrome, grandparent of a child has Down syndrome.

Margaret Pulsifer, Ph.D., Governance Committee Chair, of Winchester; Neuropsychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School.

Francisco Zamudio, of Westwood; Biochemist professional, parent of a child with Down syndrome.