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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.

Kristin Hoover

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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.

Beth Klein


Beth Klein

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.

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.

Nancy Sharpe


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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.

Abe Laydon



Abe Laydon was elected Douglas County Commissioner, District I, in November 2018 and began serving his first term in January 2019.

Laydon’s top priorities as County Commissioner include cutting taxes, providing real transportation solutions, ensuring responsible growth, working collaboratively with law enforcement and the school board to make sure we have proven safety solutions ready and in place to protect our kids, and making certain we have clean and abundant air and water for generations to come.

As County Commissioner, Laydon seeks to collaborate with everyone in Douglas County – citizens, the press, business leaders, civic servants and nonprofits – to deliver good things for the community. He has an open door policy and invites the opportunity to connect with all constituents and collaborators.

In addition to his fundamental responsibilities as a County Commissioner, Laydon also serves as a representative of Douglas County, by way of Board appointment, to the following area organizations: Arapahoe County Public Airport Authority Board, Arapahoe/Douglas Workforce Investment Board, Centennial Airport Community Noise Roundtable, Cherry Creek Basin Water Quality Control Authority, Community Services Block Grant Tripartite Board, Developmental Pathways Board of Directors, Douglas County Community Foundation, Douglas County Youth Initiative Advisory Board, and the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation.

Diane Holbert


Diane Holbert was appointed Douglas County Commissioner, District I, by the Douglas County Republican Party Vacancy Committee on April 9, 2018. Ms. Holbert’s top priorities as County Commissioner are centered on her commitment to protect the quality of life Douglas County residents have come to expect and enjoy. This includes an emphasis on sustaining a viable, renewable water supply; public safety; economic retention; and strong support for improving transportation infrastructure throughout Douglas County.

Adam Horney

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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

Michaela McDonnell

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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.

Tim Moore

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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.

Lynn Myers

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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.

Monique Peyton

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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.

Daniel Sampson


Daniel Sampson is the founder/CEO of Driven By Our Ambitions (DBOA, LLC) and Director of AuroraWorks. He founded DBOA in 2014 to help young adults and student-athletes enhance their opportunities to attain post-secondary education. With AuroraWorks, he supports their parent company -- CommunityWorks’ mission of empowering the unemployed and those with barriers to employment to become self-supporting through job preparation and placement. Sampson has worked closely with Title I schools in Washington, D.C. and the Denver Metro Area to successfully elevate the chances of their student populations entry into college debt free.

In 2017, Sampson expanded DBOA to reach criminal justice involved youth/young adults with a focus on services that give them pro-social options to decrease recidivism. DBOA currently contracts within the following state departments in Colorado: Division of Youth Services (formerly DYC), 18th Judicial District Colorado Youth Detention Continuum (formerly SB94) and 18thJudicial District Adult and Juvenile Probation.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Sampson was the Assistant Director of Communications for the Washington Redskins during the 2010-2014 seasons. During his time with the Redskins, Forbes fifth Most Valuable Sports Team in the world, he was responsible for media relations strategies for the team and directed the team’s internal and external communication relating to football business. In 2013, Sampson was recognized as one of the Top 30 under 30 young professionals striving for excellence and making a difference within the Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia (DMV) community.

His motto: if your heart is beating, keep moving.

Lois Vaughan


Lois is a Reading Specialist for the Cherry Creek School District.  She has over twenty-five years of experience in the field of education.  Lois has been an educator in several school districts, including districts in Orange Park, Florida and Coronado, California.  Lois received many awards and accolades in her role as an educator. The highest honor being representing her school district as Teacher of the Year.

Lois holds degrees from the University of North Florida as well as a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Northern Colorado, a summa cum laude graduate.

Lois has two daughters and two grandchildren, one who receives services from Developmental Pathways. Aside from spending time with family, Lois enjoys hiking, reading, collecting children’s literature, and volunteering her time in support of others.

JoAnne Zboyan

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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.



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Developmental Pathways has made some proposed changes to its Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws primarily related to compliance with Senate Bill 38. These revised draft Articles and Bylaws are posted below in compliance with the new regulations. We anticipate that the new Articles and Bylaws will be addressed in open session at the next regularly scheduled Board meeting, on June 27th, 2017 at 7 pm.  Please send any comments to

Developmental Pathways – Articles (5/24/17)

Developmental Pathways – Bylaws (5/24/17)