AdvocacyDenver salutes the many talents and large hearts that come together to guide and develop our organization.
President on the Executive Committee
Shauna is a clinical psychologist in private practice that specializes in psychotherapy and skills training with persons who have been diagnosed with major mental illness in conjunction with cognitive and developmental disabilities. She developed the program, The Kid Connection, which provides social skills training for children with developmental disabilities.
Past President on the Executive Committee
Kent is an attorney and serves as AdvocacyDenver’s representative for Arc of Colorado. He is a founding member and also serves on the board for The Fund for People with Disabilities.
Secretary on the Executive Committee
Mitch is a graduate of Metropolitan College who uses a wheelchair and technology to communicate with others. He is a volunteer advocate and is active in the independent living movement.
Treasurer on the Executive Committee
Don is a retired businessman and the father of an adult son with developmental disabilities. He has been a member of the board since 1968.
Beverly Hirsekorn is the Disability and Aged Policy and Program Performance Coordinator for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.
Donald Johnson is a parent of a child with a disability and active in Denver Public Schools special education reform.
Raiko Johnson is a parent of a child with a disability and active in Denver Public Schools special education reform.
Tana Rosenberg holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science from Metropolitan State University of Denver and has an extensive background in health care and claims management.
Peggi O’Keefe is a well-respected, long time consultant on policy development in many areas of interest. She holds a degree in law from Denver University, and has one daughter, Adelaide and other family in Colorado.