The Dayle McIntosh Center (DMC) is governed by a volunteer board of directors composed of community leaders with expertise in business, finance, public relations, education, and programming. A majority of the directors are individuals with disabilities. The board sets policy, conducts strategic planning, monitors and evaluates service delivery, plans and oversees budget implementation, and engages in resource development.
Dayle McIntosh Center, Current Board of Directors
Erin Crutcher, President
Erin Crutcher is currently a graduate student at USC in the Master of Science in Gerontology (MSG) program. Her academic pursuit enhances her passion to advocate for disabled individuals and individuals aging into disabilities to have access to the quality of life they design. Erin utilized her undergraduate degree in Business Marketing and Business Management for 15 years in Healthcare education and program implementation.
Erin is a Member of the California ADRC Advisory Committee, a co-author for LA Weekly’s Age and Disability column, a Research Assistant at USC Regeneration Lab, and is on the Council for Innovative Living.
Erin’s commitment as a Board Member is to pay it forward, because of the significant impact our programs have had in her achieving independence.
Paul K. Miller, Ph.D., Vice President
Paul Miller is the Founding Director, Emeritus (1974-2014) of Disability Support Services at California State University, Fullerton. Throughout his career and into retirement, he has consistently served on the Boards of several disability-related organizations and has been instrumental in establishing numerous unique programs and projects to benefit this target population including the CSUF Special Games and the California Youth Leadership Forum.
Marcy Lovett, Treasurer
Marcy Lovett graduated from Cal State University Long Beach with a degree in Business Administration majoring in accounting. She is a model, actress, and advocate for people with disabilities. She is passionate about helping others and being a voice for the disability community.
Arthur Blaser, Ph.D., Secretary
Dr. Blaser is a Professor of Political Science at Chapman College, where he has been part of the faculty since 1981. He received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University and his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law. His major area of emphasis is the law, international relations, and comparative politics, and his research and teaching interests include disability studies and human rights.
LouAnne Boyd, Ph.D.
Dr. Boyd is a Professor of Computer Science at Chapman University. She joined the Fowler of School of Engineering in 2018 and teaches courses in human-computer interaction. Her research explores sensory and social issues related to assistive technology for neurodiversity. She aims to promote equity by making technology that is inclusive and accessible.
Carol Geisbauer has a Master’s Degree in Political Science from California State University, Fullerton. She has directed several Orange County nonprofit organizations. A retired freelance grant writer, Ms. Geisbauer provides training on topics related to resource development. An example of a current workshop she presents is “Raising the First $250,000”, which is targeted to new start-up nonprofits. Ms. Geisbauer is active in the Orange County Chapter of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and was named the Outstanding Professional Fundraiser of the year for 2013.
Kathryn Goddard, Ph.D.
Kathryn Goddard (Kay) was the Dean of Students at California State University, Long Beach in the 1980’s to the early 1990’s. She earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Indiana University and a Doctoral Degree in Education from the University of Southern California. Ms. Goddard was named Director Emeritus in 2004 of the Center for Collaboration in Education. She is a proponent of social justice and a long-time supporter of the Dayle McIntosh Center.
Kyle McIntosh is currently a Finance Director for Amgen and previously was the Corporate Controller for Patagonia. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and UCLA Anderson’s School of Business. As the nephew of Dayle McIntosh, Kyle continues a long-standing family connection with DMC and willingly shares his time and expertise to strengthen the effectiveness of the organization.