Board of Directors

Morgan County Family Center is governed by five Board of Directors who are residents of Morgan County and dedicated to making a difference in their community.

Dianne Cox, President

Dianne joined the Morgan County Family Center Board of Directors in 2013. She has taught and been involved in special education in Northeastern Colorado for many years. She graduated with a Bachelors in Special Education in 1971 from University of Northern Colorado and went on to get a masters degree in Learning Disabilities and also completed a post-education degree in Special Education Administration. Dianne is currently retired but working part-time as a Special Education Consultant for RE-1 Valley School District in Sterling. In addition to serving as a Morgan County Family Center Board Member she also served on the Brush UMC Head Start and sits as a member of the Brush School District Board. She is married to Rick Cox and they live in south Brush together. They have two grown children and enjoy horseback riding and a variety of other activities associated with horses.

Kate McBride, Vice President

Barb Wacker, Secretary

Barb has been on the Family Center Board since 1992. She has a  Bachelors from Colorado Christian University in Early Childhood Education/Colorado teacher licensure. In August 2013 Barb became the Preschool Director at Thomson Primary, in Brush, CO. Barb currently serves on the Association for Children with Disabilities Board and is their treasurer, Children’s Center Board Member, Step-by-Step Teen Parent Program Board Member, Early Childhood Council advisory member, the Secretary for the Morgan County Child Protection Team, Facilitator for Getting Ahead in a Just Gettin’ by World and Partners in Parenting curriculum.  Barb is trained in Each One, Teach One and Motherread Literacy Curriculums. She has five children and nine grandchildren ranging in age 6 years-21 years.  Barb is very active in the community and continues to champion issues that involve children and families.

Trish McClain, Treasurer

Trish is the Deputy Director for the Northeast Colorado Health Department, which covers six counties in northeast Colorado.  She serves on several committees and boards in Morgan County as well as the northeast region.  Trish has enjoyed being a part of the Morgan County Family Center Board and working with people who are so dedicated to improving the lives of families and children.

Kathy Brasby, member at large