Board Roster

All members of the board support our programs and services through committee work and financial support. In addition, at least 51% of our board members are people with disabilities, and serve as role models for consumers.

Mitch Berry, President
Austin Bender, Vice President
Chris Howrey, Secretary
Courtney Labonte, Treasurer

April May
Lydia Mitchell
Otis Pitts
David Miles
Leigh Joy Carson
Mike Bender


Your Role as a Board Member will help us…..

  • Determine Mission Priorities
  • Create Strategic & Operational Planning
  • Provide Strong Fiduciary & Financial Management
  • Plan Fundraising & Resource Development
  • Help Enhance DCIL’s Public Image

What we ask of our board members:

  • Attend 6 board meetings per year typically held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7:30 PM at Delta Center
  • Serve on at least one committee
  • Act as an ambassador for Delta Center in your community
  • Advocate on behalf of individuals with disabilities
  • Share your strategic thinking skills at meetings
  • Know Delta Center’s mission, vision, programs, outcomes, policies, finances and needs
  • Leverage connections, networks, and resources to further Delta Center’s mission
  • Give a meaningful personal financial donation
  • Follow Delta Center’s bylaws, policies, and Board resolutions
  • Sign a conflict-of-interest disclosure; disclose potential and actual conflicts
  • Maintain confidentiality about all internal matters


At least 51% of our Board members and staff must have a disability.

 Contact our Executive Director, Jim Ruedin at 636-926-8761, ext 226 or [email protected] for more information.