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Developmental Supports

Mark D. Elmore Center

10501 Lackman Road, Lenexa, KS 66219

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Governing Board

JCDS is guided by a seven-member governing board who are appointed by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners. Board members are:

Kyle Russell - Chairperson

  • District 1
  • Term expires: 8/31/2023

Debbie Scott Williams - Vice Chair

  • District 2
  • Term expires: 8/31/2022

Rick Marien – Treasurer

  • District 4
  • Term expires: 8/31/2021

Gayle Richardson - Secretary

  • District 7
  • Term expires: 8/31/2022

Michael Hughes - Member

  • District 3
  • Term expires: 8/31/2023

Dale Chaffin - Member

  • District 6
  • Term expires: 8/31/2023

Aderonke "Kiki" Oyetunji - Member

  • District 5
  • Term expires: 8/31/23

The Johnson County Developmental Supports (JCDS) Governing Board is appointed by the Johnson County Board of Commissioners, pursuant to Section 19-4001, Kansas Statutes Annotated.

The JCDS Governing Board meets monthly, generally excluding July and December. Contact Senior Executive Assistant Shelly Toft at 913-826-2641 or e-mail: Shelly Toft for specific dates, time and locations, as these are subject to change.  Currently planned meetings for the remainder of 2021 are September 28, October 26, and November 30.

Persons who may need assistance, the use of a sign language or oral interpreter, or who require special accommodations, should contact 913-826-2641 at least two (2) weeks prior to the meeting.

NOTICE:  At this time, due to CoVid concerns, JCDS will be using Zoom, an online meeting tool, to conduct their meetings.  We will be prudent with our business agenda, deferring action when feasible, and we will not be accepting public comments during the meeting.  If you have information, comments, or questions related to any item on our agendas, we encourage you to submit that information in writing to [email protected].  To comply with K.A.R. 16-20-1 concerning open meetings, if you wish to attend a board meeting through the Zoom platform, please contact Shelly Toft via email by noon on the day prior to the published meeting date to receive connection information. You will receive a Zoom link, including phone number options to call in, with a meeting ID and password to join the meeting electronically.  Your login will be held in an electronic meeting room until verification of your request.  If verified you will be connected to the meeting.  You will be muted during the meeting.  Please allow time to set up the application on your computer or phone if you have not previously used Zoom and have any ID, passwords, or phone numbers you intend to use at the ready.  Thank you.  Stay Safe.

Governing Board Agendas and Minutes

Jan. 22, 2019 Agenda Meeting Canceled
Feb. 26, 2019 Agenda Minutes
March 26, 2019 Agenda Minutes
April 23, 2019 Agenda Minutes
May 21, 2019 Agenda Minutes
June 25, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Aug. 27, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Sept. 24, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Oct. 22, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Nov. 19, 2019 Agenda Minutes
Jan. 28, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Feb. 25, 2020 Agenda Minutes
March 24, 2020 Agenda Meeting canceled
April 21, 2020 Agenda Minutes
May 19, 2020 Agenda Minutes
June 23, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Aug. 25, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Sept. 22, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Oct. 27, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Nov. 24, 2020 Agenda Minutes
Jan. 26, 2021 Agenda Minutes
Feb. 23, 2021 Agenda Minutes
March 23, 2021 Agenda Minutes
April 27, 2021 Agenda Minutes
May 25, 2021 Agenda Minutes
June 22, 2021 Agenda Minutes
Aug. 24, 2021 Agenda  
Sept. 28, 2021    
Oct. 26, 2021    
Nov. 30, 2021    

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