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Board for Developmental Disabilities

The Board for Developmental Disabilities is a 9 to 15-member citizen advisory board who provides input on services and supports for people with developmental disabilities and delays, and their families. The role of the Board is defined in Revised Code of Washington 71A.14.020, County Developmental Disabilities Boards - Composition-ExpensesBoard members include self-advocates, family members, professionals and interested citizens. Members share an interest in improving services and quality of life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).

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Board meetings and events

The Board for Developmental Disabilities hosts hybrid meetings and in-person events. Subscribe to the Board's email list to receive reminders and materials at: GovDelivery Board for Developmental Disabilities.

Meeting materials for older meetings may be available upon request; please contact Michaelle Monday at michaelle.monday@kingcounty.gov.

The King County Board for Developmental Disabilities Bylaws are available for download.

Additional materials for board meetings and events

January
No Board meeting or event
Newsletter

February
No Board meeting or event
Newsletter

March
No Board meeting or event
Newsletter

April
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Newsletter

May
No Board meeting or event
Newsletter

June 5 hybrid Board meeting
In-person at the Tukwila Community Center, Meeting Room A, Tukwila
from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

July
Details are coming soon

August
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September
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October
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November
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December
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January
No Board meeting or event
Newsletter

February 7
Hybrid Board meeting
Agenda
Minutes
Presentation

March 25
Board Event: Caregiver Supports- Life After High School
Event Announcement
Register for Board Event Here
Minutes

April
No Board meeting or event
Newsletter

May 3
Hybrid Board meeting
Agenda
Minutes
Presentation

June
No Board meeting or event

July
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August 2
Board Event: Adulting with ADHD
Event Announcement
Minutes
Presentation

September
No board meeting or event
Newsletter
Newsletter Correction

October
No Board meeting or event
Newsletter

November 1
Hybrid Board meeting
Agenda
Minutes
Presentation

December
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Current Board Members

Beth Bardeen, Council District 4, Term expires 9/30/2026

Ms. Bardeen has a desire to be a communication bridge in bringing her unique perspective to the Board to help change policies and improve services for people with developmental disabilities. Contact: DevDis7@kingcounty.gov

Devony Boyle, Council District 2, Term expires 9/30/2025

Ms. Boyle a leadership coach specializing in ADHD, leverages her Human Resource background to champion improved services for people with developmental disabilities. Her unique blend of expertise empowers individuals and advocates for systemic change. Contact:  DevDis11@kingcounty.gov

Joe Cunningham, Council District 1, Term expires 9/30/2023

Mr. Cunningham has extensive professional and volunteer experience advocating for the needs of people with disabilities. Joe has been a member of several boards and commissions focusing on meeting the needs of children and families. He will bring a wealth of knowledge about the developmental disabilities field to the board.  Contact: DevDis10@kingcounty.gov

Laura Musso Escude, Council District 1, Term expires 9/30/2027

Ms. Escude is an WSDOT Engineer who advocates for her daughter and has benefited from family support services to navigate developmental disabilities resources and services. She wants to give back to the Hispanic community through outreach and advocacy for change.  Contact: DevDis4@kingcounty.gov

Brandon Graham, Council District 6, Term expires 9/30/2025

Mr. Graham is very familiar with challenges and has a desire to bring his unique perspective to the Board to help change policies and improve services for people with disabilities. Contact: DevDis3kingcounty.gov

Amanda Knott, Council District 7, Term expires 9/30/2025

Ms. Knott will use her insight, experience, and compassion to do the work to help improve services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families from multiple perspectives. Contact: DevDis8@kingcounty.gov

Tiffany Lee, Council District 6, Term expires 9/30/2023

Ms. Lee is a Prenatal-to-Three Policy Advisor who wants to share her experiences and knowledge of early care and education with the developmental disabilities community to improve the holistic development for children and build a solid foundation for lifelong learning and wellbeing. Contact: DevDis6@kingcounty.gov

Molly McCoy, Council District 8, Term expires 9/30/2025

Ms. McCoy is a parent of a child with a disability who has extensive experience navigating resources and supports for an enhanced quality of life. She wants to connect with other families who have similar challenges in accessing services. Contact: DevDis9@kingcounty.gov 

Radhe Morgan, Council District 4, Term expires 9/30/2026

Ms. Morgan is a certified Behavior Technician for a multiracial provider who supports teens and young adults with Autism in their transition to being independent. Their approach creates natural supports and cultivates a culture of inclusivity. Contact: DevDis15@kingcounty.gov 

CeCe Stovall, Council District 5, Term expires 9/30/2026

Ms. Stovall understands the importance of advocating for resources on behalf of persons with developmental limitations to improve their quality of life. Contact: DevDis13@kingcounty.gov 

Interested in joining our board? Complete and submit an application.

Join our Board!

Join our Board!

The Board is currently recruiting members who are:

  1. Persons with a developmental disability;
  2. Parents of young children with developmental delays or disabilities; and
  3. Black, Indigenous and People of Color.

Learn more about volunteering on the Board by attending a board meeting or event, or by contacting Jim Ott, jim.ott@kingcounty.gov

Board members must live in King County.

Interested? Download a Board Volunteer Application!

Interpretation and Accessibility Services

Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports team (206-263-0853): When you call, say your language in English, such as “Spanish” then say “Interpreter” in English.  We will place you on hold while we connect with an interpreter.

King County’s 211 Crisis Connections provides comprehensive information on health and human services in King County, from rent and housing assistance to adult disability supports. Immediate language interpretation is available in more than 155 languages. Call 2-1-1 or 800-621-4636 Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm  

Washington Relay 711: A person with a hearing loss or speech disability with specialized telecommunication equipment or a person using a standard phone may initiate a call through Washington Relay. Dial 711 to connect with a Communication Assistant, who will dial the requested number and relay the conversation between the two callers. Learn more about  All Washington Relay Services and Spanish Relay.

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