The Board of Directors of the San Diego-Imperial Counties Developmental Services, Inc., reflects the geographic and ethnic composition of the population of San Diego and Imperial Counties. Membership is comprised of a minimum of 50% persons with developmental disabilities or family members of persons with developmental disabilities. In addition, a minimum of 25% must be clients. Board members are individuals with interest and/or knowledge of developmental disabilities with expertise in public relations, program management, or law.

Board of Directors 2019


Board Officers:

Shirley Nakawatase, Chair
Angela Yates, Vice-Chair
Yasuko Mason, Secretary
Pamela Ehlers, Treasurer
Terri Colachis, ARCA Representative
David Hadacek, Immediate Past Chair


Board Directors:

Beth Blair; Tessie Bradshaw; Terri Colachis; Pam Ehlers; Johny Espinoza; Wendy Forkas; David Hadacek; Chris Hodge; Yasuko Mason; Shirley Nakawatase; Laura Oakes; Norma Ramos; Erik Rascon; Timothy Riemann; Kimberly Rucker; Martha Soto-Aceves; Matthew Storey; and, Angela Yates.

High Fives of team members


The San Diego-Imperial Counties Developmental Services, Inc. Board of Directors meets regularly on the second Tuesday of each month at 12:00 p.m. All board meetings are open to the public.


Currently, Board meetings are held by Zoom webinar. To attend the Zoom webinar, please use the link below to register. 

February 9, 2021
March 9, 2021
April 13, 2021
May 11, 2021
June 8, 2021
July 13, 2021

August 2, 2021 - Special Meeting in Closed Session
August 10, 2021
September 14, 2021
October 12, 2021
November 9, 2021
December 14, 2021
January 11, 2022 – Register Here to Join Zoom Meeting

Past Meeting Minutes


Current Board Packet

Contracts for Board of Directors Review/Approval (Password Protected):

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Last updated 4 January 2022