Board of Directors
Educated in criminal law and public administration, Tim joined the Developmental Pathways Board in October 2011. A graduate of the FBI National Academy, the Northwestern University School of Police Staff & Command, and 2005 graduate of the Leadership Douglas County program, he also serves as a Board member for the Roxborough Water District and has served the Women’s Crisis & Family Outreach Center Board since 2004.
Tim has worked for the Douglas County Sheriff for over 20 years, has broad experience in issues related to human resources, media relations, domestic violence, and community mental health issues, and currently serves the Sheriff as Bureau Chief of Operations. Along with his wife and their two daughters, Tim has lived in Douglas County for over 20 years.
JoAnne M. Zboyan, Attorney at Law and of-counsel with Springer and Steinberg, P.C., joined the Developmental Pathways Board of Directors in November of 2012. A Cum Laude graduate of State University College of New York, she received additional degrees from the University of Colorado-Boulder and the University of Denver, College of Law.
Ms. Zboyan is a former special educator teaching in New York and Littleton Public Schools. While attending law school JoAnne completed internships as a law clerk for both the Colorado Attorney General’s office and Court of Appeals, positions which provided segue into working for several law offices throughout Metro Denver. Ms. Zboyan has been engaged in civil trials and appeals, state and federal courts in matters including insurance coverage and bad faith, disability, health care, commercial disputes, personal injury, personal counsel, expert testimony and employment matters. She has over 27 years of litigation experience, trying numerous lawsuits, while litigating hundreds of cases to conclusion.
Ms. Zboyan has also been extensively engaged in the community. She is a member of the American, Colorado, Denver and Arapahoe County Bar Associations, and is admitted to practice law in Colorado, Wyoming, United States District Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United State Supreme Court.
She has been actively involved with Adam’s Camp since 1999 and served as a Board of Director from 1999 – 2009. She has been a member of the Board of Directors for the Colorado Ballet since 2005. She is also a weekly tutor at the Bridge Project – Westwood site and has assisted Kipp Academy with its truancy project.
Beth Klein is a Colorado native and graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Finance. She later graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Washington. She began her career with FirstBank in 2004 and currently serves as Vice President of FirstBank of Tech Center. In addition to Developmental Pathways, she currently sits on the Board for the Women’s Crisis and Family Outreach Center and is actively involved with their Young Citizens of Philanthropy Board.
Lynn is a graduate of Montana State University. Lynn Myers is Chief of Staff for Denver South Economic Development Partnership, formerly known as the Southeast Business Partnership. Lynn served as an Arapahoe County Commissioner for seven years. She is the past Chair of the Centennial Airport Board and of the E-470 Highway Authority Board.
Lynn serves on the Arapahoe / Douglas Workforce Board and recently completed six years on the Community College of Aurora Foundation Board. She is a big Colorado Rockies baseball fan and loves to travel.
After college, Lynn moved to Colorado to work as the ticket office manager at Keystone Ski Area. She is a Real Estate Broker and had a successful 20+ year career in residential real estate before serving as an elected official. Lynn served as President of the Aurora Association of Realtors, Vice-President of Governmental Affairs for the Colorado Association of Realtors for three years and was a Director of the National Association of Realtors for six years.
Nancy Sharpe is serving her second term as Commissioner representing District 2. She is Finance Chair in 2016.
As a 34-year resident of Arapahoe County, Nancy is committed to enhancing the quality of life for residents. She works to budget responsibly and keep taxes low so that Arapahoe County will live within its means and thrive. She is known as a strong, fiscally responsible leader who fosters highly effective working relationships with cities, counties and public entities.
As Commissioner, Nancy oversees the Human Services, Finance and Human Resources Departments. She currently chairs the Colorado Counties, Inc. Health and Human Services Steering Committee, is on the Developmental Pathways Board of Directors and is Vice Chair of the National Association of Counties Human Services and Education Steering Commit- tees. She also serves as a Governor appointee on the Colorado Executive Leadership Council on Child Welfare.
In 2014, Nancy partnered with 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler to start Not One More Child in Arapahoe County, a coalition of community partners who are working together to prevent child abuse and neglect in our county.
Nancy represents the County’s interests on the Denver South Economic Development Partnership Board of Directors, C-470 Policy Committee, Arapahoe County Water and Wastewater Authority Board, Cherry Creek Basin Water Quality Authority, and the High Line Canal Trail and Cherry Creek Basin Working Groups. She also serves on the Arapahoe County Housing Authority, Arapahoe County Public Airport Authority, Denver South Transportation Management Association, and Urban Drainage and Flood Control District Board of Directors.
David A. Weaver was sworn in as Douglas County Commissioner, District I, on July 21, 2014, filling the vacancy created by the departure of Commissioner Jack Hilbert who resigned his position in July, six months before the completion of his second term.
Dave, former Douglas County Sheriff, who began his service career in the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office 32 years ago, is an experienced leader who believes in strong fiscal accountability, service excellence, integrity and community partnerships.
In addition to his responsibilities as a County Commissioner, Dave will assume responsibilities as an appointee to the following organizations, as a representative of Douglas County: Arapahoe County Public Airport Authority; Centennial Airport Community Noise Roundtable; Cherry Creek Basin Water Quality Control Authority; Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG); Douglas County 9-1-1 Authority; Douglas County Fair Association; E-470 Public Highway Authority; Local Emergency Planning Committee; Metro Area County Commissioners; Progressive 15; South I-25 Urban Corridor Transportation Management Authority; and Developmental Pathways. He also serves on the National Association of Counties Justice & Public Safety Committee.
He supports a healthy, balanced approach to maintaining the quality of life we enjoy in Douglas County to include preserving the beauty of our rural, agricultural and ranching areas while focusing on viable and quality growth in the urban corridors.
Dave’s top priorities as County Commissioner include maintaining the highest quality water, land and air and protecting our wildlife; investing in the foundational elements that will continue to position Douglas County as a magnet for jobs, and partnering with the State and other local governments to improve existing roads and other transportation infrastructure improvements.
Dave’s education is rooted in management, ethics, and criminal justice — he is a graduate of the Leadership Program of the Rockies and Leadership Douglas County; a graduate of the Southwest Command School and a graduate of the 91st National Sheriff’s Institute. He also is a 2004 honor graduate of the FBI 216th National Academy.
He has also served as a former Parker Rotarian, Castle Rock Kiwanis Club member, on the Castle Pines Chamber Board of Directors, Douglas County Fair Board and the Douglas County Educational Foundation Board of Directors.
Dave and his wife of 29 years, Mona, have three sons and two grandchildren.
Tim is a risk control advisor with IMA, Inc., one of the largest independently owned insurance brokerages in the US.
He has over three decades of experience in safety consulting and holds a B.S. and a M.S. degree from the University of Central Missouri.
Tim lives in Centennial with his wife Suzanne and son, Dylan, who receives services from Developmental Pathways. Tim also serves as a coach in various sports for Special Olympics Colorado and founded the DP McFlurries Ski Team that participates with the National Sports Center for the Disabled in Winter Park, Colorado.
Chris Becze joined TaxOps in 2011 as head of strategic relationships before moving into the position of partner at TaxOptimization. His professional emphasis is on designing efficient tax solutions that leverage tax opportunities and reduce tax exposure for companies of all sizes. He uses his extensive taxation, legal, and business development background to help complex businesses meet their tax planning, operations and efficiency needs. Chris’s needs-based approach to selecting customized tax solutions contributes to high levels of client satisfaction.
Prior to launching his accounting career, Chris served in the U.S. Navy on board the USS Eisenhower, negotiating and managing the procurement of $1 billion of aviation supplies. In 2004, he joined Big Four firm KPMG to advise public and private business clients on various international and domestic transactions, including corporate acquisitions and entity restructurings. Four years later, Chris moved to LandAmerica Financial Group as vice president to promote and develop the commercial and residential real property exchange market in Colorado. He took a position with the national recruiting firm Kforce to lead expansion efforts into the finance and accounting industries prior to joining TaxOps.
Chris received a Juris Doctorate and Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Denver, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Colorado State University. He has presented tax classes for the Colorado Bar Association and numerous other organizations, and is available to present on tax efficiency and technical tax issues. He is an active member of the Colorado Bar Association and the Denver Bar Association.
Alison Dronkers grew up in Colorado Springs and graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville with a BS in History and Education. She later completed her Masters of Accounting at the University of Southern California in LA. She began her accounting career in the audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in San Francisco. After transferring to Denver in 2014, she left public accounting and currently works as the Controller of Kiosk Information Systems, a manufacturing firm, in Louisville. Alison has been active in volunteer work throughout her life including spending six months in South Africa working for an orphanage. She lives in Denver with her husband, Tim, and lovely senior golden retriever, Kaylee.
For over 20 years, Lt Col (R) Kristin Hoover served as an executive business advisor, Commander, and U.S. Air Force Contracting Officer/Negotiator. She comes from a proud Air Force family and was born in Nebraska, raised in Hawaii, and graduated from high school in Washington. Her father served as a C-130/141 navigator; her brother served as a C-141, C-21, C-12, & C-17 pilot; and her husband served as a Security Forces officer and SWAT team commander. They have two incredible sons, Jacob (who receives services from Developmental Pathways) & Bodhi.
She currently serves as a senior consultant for Allardice Enterprises, Inc. where her passion is unleashing the brilliance in her clients through executive coaching, leadership training, and strategic thinking/planning.
Across her 20+ year Air Force career, she deployed three times: Commander, Regional Contracting Center in Camp Liberty, Iraq from 2010-2011; Chief, Electricity Sector in the Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq; and Contingency Contracting Officer for NATO peace-keeping mission at Eagle Base, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, & Taszar AB, Hungary. She has managed multi-billion dollar portfolios helping to rebuild nations, stimulate local economies & small business’, support international base assets; and she’s also procured complex aircraft systems, space launch vehicles, and IT and telecommunication services globally. She also had a career-broadening assignment and served as the Commandant of Cadets and Assistant Professor at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.
Adam Horney has been involved with Developmental Pathways since he was a teenager. Aside from Adam’s involvement as a Board Member, he also enjoys attending social events held by Developmental Pathways and Continuum of Colorado, a local PASA.
Adam is currently employed at The Arc Thrift Store in the Customer Service Department. Adam has an incredible work ethic, particularly made known after being recognized as “Employee of the Month.”
In his free time, Adam is a dedicated volunteer for the Denver Police Department, and is a tutor for Whiz Kidz through Colorado Community Church. He also enjoys spending time with his family. Adam was also the inspiration for Adam’s Camp, a camp for kids and teens with special needs based at Snow Mountain Ranch in beautiful Granby, CO. Adam’s mother Karel was the founder of Adam’s Camp. In turn, Karel was Adam’s inspiration in becoming the strong advocate he is today.
Dr. McDonnell is an Iowa native who has called Denver home for almost 30 years. She is a Board Certified Dermatologist, operating her private practice in Lakewood since 1988. Dr. McDonnell’s professional interests include skin cancer screening, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, acne, eczema, psoriasis, and alopecia in addition to various cosmetic and surgical procedures. She is a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Academy of Dermatology, Colorado Dermatologic Society (past President), Iowa Dermatologic Society, Arapahoe Medical Society, and Colorado Medical Society.
Dr. McDonnell has four teenage children: three daughters and one son who is served by Developmental Pathways. She enjoys spending time with her family skiing, hiking, traveling and being a huge supporter of her children’s athletic and academic endeavors. In her spare time, she is also an avid runner competing in the Boulder Bolder and several other local races alongside her family.
Monique is a “military brat” born in Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado. She’s lived in various places, in Greece, Japan, Utah, and has visited Germany and Hawaii.
She’s a graduate of Eaglecrest High School and earned a letter jacket from years of dedication and hard work in Special Olympics. Her favorite sport is basketball. She continued her education taking a few classes at the Aurora Community College.
She’s received services from Developmental Pathways for 17 years and in 2008 moved into her own apartment providing the independence she desired. Her experience, with her benefits, has guided her when she’s assisting her Service Agency with interviewing potential employees, whom will be working with other clients.
Monique takes pride in her hard work ethic. She is currently looking for a job, but has enjoyed her previous jobs especially at Barnes and Noble.
She loves camping, hiking, and bowling. Her goal is to be happy and live just as other people do.
Dr. Andrew Pitts
Dr. Andrew Pitts joined the Board of Developmental Pathways in May 2015. Dr. Pitts works as a Physician at Children’s Hospital Colorado, specializing in pediatric emergency and urgent care medicine. Dr. Pitts is also a Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics and an Instructor for the Foundations of Doctoring for the University of Colorado, School of Medicine. Dr. Pitts received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006 and a B.A in Biology from Texas A&M University in 1998. He and his wife reside in Denver metro area.
Mayre Lynn Schmit
Mayre Lynn Schmit is a native Coloradan. She has enjoyed a career as a registered dental hygienist in the Denver Metro area for over 3 decades. The last 17 years were spent with Michael R. Noyes, D.D.S., voted “Best Dentist” in “5280” Magazine from 2009-2013. In addition to traditional dental hygiene responsibilities, she was appointed Director of Marketing as a recare consultant and business manager for Michael R. Noyes, D.D.S. She possesses an analytical mind with a keen ability for coming up with great solutions to difficult problems.
Her most rewarding work has come in the unique gift as mother of a child with developmental disabilities. She has a genuine intention of enhancing the lives of those with developmental disabilities, whether it be through work enrichment, independent living, intellectual stimulation or the development of meaningful relationships. She believes in opportunity for growth as the cornerstone of success for each individual. Mayre Lynn considers it an honor to serve on the board for Developmental Pathways. It is her pleasure to give back to a community that has given so much to her son and family.
In her spare time, she can be found enjoying nature, travel, literature, cooking and of course, chocolate. Preferably with coconut.
Jack has been with Encana Oil and Gas for seven years as a Group Lead in the Tax Department. Jack has worked in the State and Local Tax consulting industry for over 30 years. He holds a BBA in Accounting from Texas Tech University.
Jack lives in Aurora with his wife Claire, a Special Education Teacher, and daughter, Melissa, who receives services from Developmental Pathways. Jack and Claire have two daughters, a son and four grandchildren. Jack has volunteered as a coach in various Special Olympics Sports.
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