Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas appointed Michelle Crim, CFRE as Executive Director in September 2017. Crim has more than 20 years of experience as a fund development professional and nonprofit leader.
DSPNT board president Cory Boggess said in a press release, “Michelle’s expertise in strategic planning, successful fundraising, relationship building and growing organizations are exactly what we need. Combined with her passion for advocating for the rights of and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome in the community made her an easy choice.”
Crim shared her personal experience and passion for Down syndrome advocacy by stating “Almost five years ago I married my husband who has a son with Down syndrome. I’ve seen first-hand the impact acceptance, inclusion, early interventions and education has had for everyone in our family. DSPNT helps provide resources and education opportunities for my son and others with Down syndrome and their families across North Texas. It is a dream job!”
Prior to joining the Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas, Crim served as Senior Director of Development for JPS Foundation and Vice President of Development and Public Relations at Presbyterian Night Shelter.
ABOUT DOWN SYNDROME PARTNERSHIP OF NORTH TEXAS
The Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas supports individuals with Down syndrome, their families and caregivers in achieving the universally desired goals of self-fulfillment, pride in one’s achievements, inclusion in the community and reaching one’s fullest potential through social and educational activities. Find out more here.