Amy Navejas

Executive Director, North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance

Amy Navejas photoAmy Navejas, JD, has been a nonprofit executive in North Carolina for nearly her entire career. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she obtained dual degrees in Psychology and Political Science. She then went on to Campbell University’s Norman A. Wiggins School of Law where she received her Juris Doctorate.

Amy has served for over ten years in health care focused nonprofits, and quickly gained recognition for her passion and visionary headship. Her accomplishments include building financial reserves, stabilizing declining campaigns, client advocacy, management of a twenty-million-dollar trust, and most importantly, ensuring compassionate service delivery to clients in need. She serves on various Boards and Committees throughout the state and nation.

Amy is married to a retired Green Beret, and together, they have three wonderful children. Amy now serves as the Executive Director of the North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance (NCDSA).