Helping People Live, Learn and Earn in Our Community
Mark Jackson has served on the Geauga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (GCBDD) board for six years. He understands the importance that GCBDD’s services and support plays in an individual’s life. His son, Todd, is a client of GCBDD. Mark is committed to ensuring GCBDD continues to help individuals live, learn and earn in the community. Mark and his wife, Mary Jane, are members of St. Joan of Arc Parish and live in South Russell.
Laura JansenVice President
Marty Miller is actively involved with the Amish schools, community and workshop. He is committed to making a difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities in Geauga County. Marty is a father of two daughters who have developmental disabilities, and also has a brother and sister who have developmental disabilities. Marty’s position on the Board allows him to represent the Amish community and stay up-to-date on the latest news.
Martin MillerMember, Amish Representative
Dennis Schmidt is a health services and administration retiree. He is passionate about the care and support individuals with developmental disabilities receive. Dennis’ brother is currently supported by the services provided by GCBDD. He feels it’s an honor to help the individuals with developmental disabilities in Geauga County receive the support and care they need to reach their fullest potential.
Kristin Dailey has worked in special education, educational administration and has served as the Executive Director of Up Side of Downs. She has actively served on several boards over the past 15 years, including The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, North Coast Community Homes and Ohio SIBS. Kristin has an older brother who has Down syndrome who has inspired her lifelong commitment to enriching the lives of individuals with disabilities.
Richard Suttell has a long history of working as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for youth in Geauga County. He developed an interest in helping individuals with disabilities to receive the services they need. Richard is a retiree from the human resource operations at General Electric and the military.
Uschy Keiper is a mother of one son and two daughters, one of which has developmental delays and autism, and has been receiving services from GCBDD for many years. As a stay-at-home mom, Uschy volunteered for the West Geauga Schools and has been a passionate advocate for individuals with special needs. With her background in public administration and mental health, she believes she is in a position to make substantial contributions to the Board.