Director of Participants |

Taylor Machacek

Taylor Machacek’s work and interactions with participants and families demonstrate her commitment to excellence. She is open to talking to all kinds of people and creating connections comes to her naturally. She loves seeing girls and women with disabilities shine and show their true selves.

After serving as a buddy for South Dakota Miss Amazing, Taylor has stepped into the role of Director of Participants. In this role, Taylor will be communicating with participants and families, coordinating with the Director of Buddies to pair buddies with a matching participant, and organizing all the incoming necessary documentation.

Taylor is an Augustana University student pursuing a degree in Elementary and Special Education. She has volunteered in a variety of different settings including mentoring within the Sioux Falls School District, the Breast Cancer walk, assisting with soccer teams and training, South Dakota Miss Amazing, and Augustana Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC).