DSLC Board Members bring a wealth of commitment and experience to the organization.
Shirley Johnson-Foell, (Board President)
Shirley Johnson-Foell M.A- Former member of Redwood Rollers – the first wheelchair basketball team of Sonoma County, now called Santa Rosa Blazers. Shirley left Hewlett-Packard/Agilent after 19 years as an electronic technician and project specialist. She went back to college and earned her degrees at Sonoma State University. Shirley stays busy as a substitute teacher, and is active in her community volunteering with non-profit organizations.
Susan Daniel, Human Resource Consultant (Vice-President)
Martie Koskoff, Disability Advocate (Board Secretary)
A retired teacher and medical researcher. Martie has been a member of the DSLC Board since 2010. Previously she served on the Becoming Independent Board of Directors and was Chairperson of the Becoming Independent Art Advisory Board. She is now an active volunteer with Canine Companions for Independence.
Jack Geary, MA
Jack has been on the board for ten years. He retired from Geary & Associates, Inc., a private, locally owned, professional consulting practice.
Ben Karpilow, Attorney
Ben has been on the Board for one year. He is an attorney representing plaintiffs in employment-related matters. Ben also sits on the board of ACVREP (Academy for Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals), where he chairs the disciplinary review committee. Ben may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Richard Zimmer, Psychologist and Professor
Richard is Professor emeritus from Sonoma State University. Richard has worked extensively with people with disabilities.
Albert J. Kastl, Ph.D., Psychologist
Wayne Downey, Professor
Contact the Board via email at: Board@MyDSLC.org