Director of Great Wolf Lodge and Special Projects
Michelle Slape lives in Northern California with her husband and 2 boys. Her younger son, Cody, was born with Down syndrome and a Congenital Heart Defect. He introduced her to the Down syndrome community, her second family.
She has been a volunteer with the IDSC since 2012 and has held many roles in the organization. At the time of the IDSC and LuMind merger, she was serving as the Executive Director and Secretary. She is currently a board member with Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action (DSAIA).
Michelle has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and spent a number of years working the many facets of the technology industry before taking a hiatus to raise her family. In addition to her software background, Michelle is a published special needs photographer and has experience in graphic design, marketing, event planning, and magazine writing.
She has many hobbies but some of her favorites are photography, crafting, gardening, traveling, exploring new restaurants and camping.