Board of Directors

Carrie Waters Schmidt


Carrie is a Financial Planner and business owner of Equanimity Wealth Planning and Investing in Madison, WI. She is highly organized and goal-oriented with a history of successfully lifting non-profit Boards off the ground and on to being self-sufficient entities.

As a person diagnosed with anxiety, Carrie understands and empathizes with those who share this experience. Carrie believes in the role YogAutism can play in anxiety reduction, among the many other benefits, which can lead to experiencing a higher quality of life which we all deserve.

In her spare time, she enjoys reading, crafts, riding horses, playing with her young daughter, and yoga.

Diane Sing


Diane is a meditation and yoga practitioner and instructor and is the owner of 8-3-1 Yoga. She is also the founder of Madison Outdoor Yoga and believes yoga should be accessible to all. Specifically, she is passionate about making yoga accessible and available to people of color and those with disabilities.

Anne Daugherty-Leiter


Anne has professional and personal experience supporting people with health care needs, including people living with HIV/AIDS and people on the autism spectrum. She is excited to join the YogAutism board. In her free time, she writes fiction and loves spending time with her family, including her husband, three kids, five cats, and one dog.

Anne is an attorney who has practiced school law, advocating for parents of children with special needs; estate planning and family formation law for LGBTQ families; employment law; assisted reproduction; and international adoption.