Ambassador Leadership Program

Founded in 2015, our Ambassador Leadership Program supports local community leaders, volunteers, and change-makers in their personal pursuits to help people with Parkinson’s live well today. From speaking with individuals and families to presenting at conferences, sharing resources through exhibit tables, and participating in local, regional, and national advocacy, our Ambassadors are active, passionate volunteers changing how people live with Parkinson’s.

Read on to see how you can get connected with an Ambassador Leader for support or get involved by nominating someone or applying for the program.

The Ambassador Leadership Program is supported in part by:

The Davis Phinney Ambassador Leadership Program also receives support from the Rosina K. Sapir Ambassador Fund and Louisiana Walks for Parkinson’s.

Connect with an Ambassador

Annually, our Ambassadors speak with thousands of individuals and families looking for support and community to help them live well with Parkinson’s. Ambassadors are available to speak with you through email, phone, video conference, and in-person. You can look to connect with an Ambassador in your area or reach out to anyone who you think you would connect well with, regardless of location.

Can’t find someone in your area? Need a recommendation for who to talk to? Contact our Ambassador Program staff at ambassadors@dpf.org.
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Get Involved

We are working to have an Ambassador in all 50 states as well as grow the program globally and are always seeking strong leaders to expand the reach of the Davis Phinney Foundation. 

You or someone you know might be an Ambassador if…

  • You are a person living with Parkinson’s, care partner or wellness professional passionate about our mission to help people with Parkinson’s live well today
  • You are active in your community and are drawn to do more
  • You want to meet and engage with other like-minded individuals across the US and Canada

The Davis Phinney Foundation provides professional development opportunities, connections, resources, and support to help make local leaders stronger than they could be alone. Join us today! Read more below.

Interesting in joining our Ambassador Leadership program? Apply to be an Ambassador by filling out the application below.

NOTE: We are putting a hold on reviewing applications for the remainder of 2021 in order to improve training tools and onboarding processes. We will resume review of applications early in 2022. Thank you for your understanding.

Do you know someone who is a leader in your community? Are they an example of living well with Parkinson’s today? Are they looking to expand their impact of their work to support their community? Contact us at ambassadors@dpf.org to tell us more about them.

Get Inspired

Read more about our Ambassadors and other inspiring examples of people living well with Parkinson’s on our blog.