Meet The Board

Mark Scott - President


Mark & his wife Ginee have five children, including their youngest, Isannah & live in Bondville. The Scott family has been involved with DSN since the beginning with both Mark & Ginee serving in various positions.  Mark is a software development manager  working on federal cyber-security products. He mentors at risk boys in Champaign schools through TALKS Mentoring, regularly volunteers at church & over the last few years has enjoyed several missions trips to the Dominican Republic. Email Mark

Kim Woolridge - Vice-President

Kim has been an active member of the DSN since it started. She has served on the board and been the Buddy Walk Coordinator for several years.  She & her husband Scott have  four boys, including Andrew along with three grandchildren. Kim works for Child and Family Connections #16 which is the State of Illinois entry point for services for children ages birth to 3 with disabilities or developmental delays and their families. Kim also sits on the Champaign County Advocacy and Mentoring Resources (CCAMR) Board.  CCAMR provides advocacy and mentoring services as well as mini-grants to individuals ages 18 and over with disabilities in Champaign County.   Email Kim

Maria Woods - Secretary


Maria and her husband, Thomas live in Urbana. She is the mother of two boys, TJ & Alexander. She joined the department of intercollegiate athletics at the University of Illinois as the senior associate athletic director/senior woman administrator in August 2012. Maria has been a member of DSN since arriving in the area and is in her first year serving on the board.   Email Maria

Wendy Barker - Treasurer


Wendy, her husband Tom & family live in Champaign. She is the mother of three boys - Hagen, Austin & Garren.  She has been on the DSN board for many years holding several positions.  She has enjoyed bringing educational workshops to area parents and teachers.  Wendy works part time at the Parkland College Business Training Center teaching Microsoft Office courses and also teaches fitness classes at the YMCA and Refinery in Champaign.   Email Wendy

Joe Schall

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Joe & his wife Darla live in Paxton with their 2 boys, Brendan & Hayden. The Schall family has been involved with DSN for many years, with both Joe & Darla serving in many positions. Joe works as the Director of Technology at Iroquois County CUSD 9 in Watseka.  Email Joe


Nick & Karen Beissmann
New Parent Coordinators
& Samantha, self-advocate

We welcome the Beissmanns as new board members this year! Email the Beissmanns

Michele Myerscough


Michele lives in Charleston with her husband Paul & their sons Spencer & Tyler. Michele runs an in-home daycare & enjoys volunteering with different groups. Email Michele

Heidi DuVall


Heidi has been an active DSN member & volunteer for many years. She has a daughter Dakota & son, Austin.  Along with working at Patterson Office Supplies, Heidi is a single parent involved in Special Olympics, Challenger League Baseball & cheerleading events with her daughter. Email Heidi

Jody Masco

We also welcome Jody as a new board member this year. Email Jody