Administrative & Business Services

Board of Directors

The Darke County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Darke DD) is comprised of seven members who are community leaders and family members of people with developmental disabilities. Five members are appointed by the Darke County Commissioners and two are appointed by the Darke County Probate Judge. Board members bring a passion for supporting people with developmental disabilities to the volunteer board.

Carol Bruss President

Appointed by Commissioners

Term: January 1, 2017 — December 31, 2020 (2nd term)

Greg Zechar Vice President

Board Member

Appointed by Commissioners
Parent of individual eligible for services
Term: June 7, 2017 — December 31, 2020 (1st term)

Madonna Winner Secretary

Appointed by Commissioners
Parent of individual eligible for services
Term: January 1, 2015 — December 31, 2018 (2nd term)

Amber Schmerge

Board Member

Appointed by Commissioners
Parent of individual eligible for services
Term: January 1, 2017 — December 31, 2020 (1st term)

Gwen Tinkle

Board Member

Appointed by Probate Judge


Term: January 1, 2017 — December 31, 2020 (1st term)

Pamela Neff

Appointed by Commissioners

Term: September 25, 2017 — December 31, 2018 (1st term)

Shelly Warner

Board Member

Appointed by Probate Judge
Parent of individual eligible for services
Term: January 1, 2017 — December 31, 2020 (1st term)

Darke DDThe Board