Macy Pohl, DSI Executive Director
Macy Pohl graduated from Indiana University-Indianapolis with a Degree in Health Sciences with certificates in Rehabilitation and Disability and Dietetics. While in school, Macy was appointed as a 500 Festival Princess, awarded the William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion, and worked as a teacher’s assistant for the health sciences department. Upon graduation, Macy joined Down Syndrome Indiana’s staff while obtaining her Doctorate in Occupational Therapy and Master in Aging Studies from the University of Indianapolis. Macy is a passionate advocate and participates on several committees and leadership groups focused on advocacy, awareness, and program development. Being a dynamic civic-minded leader, Macy invests her time in enhancing the lives of individuals with Down syndrome through leadership, fundraising, and development.
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Stephanie Garner, DSI Program Coordinator
Stephanie Garner graduated from Franklin College with her undergraduate degree in psychology and from Indiana University with a Masters in Kinesiology. She has a passion for working with individuals with developmental disabilities and is excited to be part of the team at Down Syndrome Indiana. Stephanie began attending DSI events after the birth of her daughter, Lily, who just happens to have an extra chromosome. She states, “Working at Down Syndrome Indiana is a dream come true! DSI is such and amazing organization that has done so much to support our family.” Stephanie resides in Plainfield with her husband and daughter.
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Angie Cain, DSI Administrative Assistant
Before joining the Down Syndrome Indiana staff in 2015, Angie was a volunteer with the organization beginning in 2006. Angie was awarded the National Down Syndrome Society Self Advocate of the Year award in 2014 and the Colts Golden Horseshoe Award in 2010. In addition to working for Down Syndrome Indiana, Angie also volunteers her time for Best Buddies Indiana, and Community North Hospital, as well as, working for the YMCA and Kohl’s.
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Liz Garner, DSI Volunteer Coordinator
Liz Garner is new to DSI and is beyond excited for this opportunity to be apart of such an amazing team! She is the mother of a 5-year-old named Maximus who is the light of her life and has Trisomy 21. Liz truly believes we need to advocate and celebrate Maximus and everyone in our community! Liz explains, “I am so thankful for DSI and everything they do; they have welcomed me with open arms and already feel like family.”
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Stephanie Glowner, DSI Member Services Coordinator
Stephanie attended Purdue University at Indianapolis earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology and worked in the Quality Assurance field before early “retirement” to raise her three children while also providing childcare for several friends and family members. After becoming involved with Down Syndrome Indiana after the birth of her daughter Katie, Stephanie states, “I continue to be truly grateful for the opportunity to officially work for our Down Syndrome Indiana families and treasure all the new experiences that have come along.” Stephanie resides in Beech Grove with husband Ray and three children.
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Heather Gregg, DSI Lucky Mama Project Coordinator
Heather graduated from IUPUI in 2015 with a Master’s in Nursing after working for several years as a nurse. She took some time off after COVID to pursue photography full time and spend time at home with her girls. Her daughter Ivy has Down syndrome and inspired her to start The Lucky Mama Project with Down Syndrome Indiana in 2018. She is passionate about advocating for her daughter and others that have Down syndrome, as well as supporting new moms that receive the diagnosis for their baby prenatally or at birth.
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Marni Meunier, DSI Buddy Walk Coordinator
Marni Meunier graduated from Indiana University with an undergraduate degree in elementary education with a minor in special education. She then obtained her Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Indianapolis. She has worked with children and adults with disabilities for 27 years in the residential, middle school, high school, and college settings. Marni learned of Down Syndrome Indiana when her husband researched the community after learning about her son Max’s prenatal Down syndrome diagnosis. She states, “DSI immediately became a family for us as we navigated the new waters of being parents to a child with Down syndrome.” Marni lives in Sheridan with her husband and sons.
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Dixie Russell, DSI Terre Haute Buddy Walk Coordinator