Pat Nielsen

President

Pat currently serves as Board President for Harmony Foundation. She has been an active member of the Board since 2009. She has been a certified public accountant for 50 years, specializing in tax consultations. Her fiscal and leadership engagement with Harmony over the years has assisted with our growth on campus and our local and regional presence in Colorado.

Ms. Nielsen has over 30 years of recovery and is a proud member of the Harmony Alumni Program. Pat is strongly engaged with Harmony because she wants to be a part of helping others’ live a sober life.

“The people at Harmony are, hands down, the reason Harmony is so special. The caring and technical knowledge of all our staff, from admissions to nursing to counseling and beyond, is unsurpassed in the industry.”

Mike Williams

Vice President

Mike is the current President and CEO of Colorado Credit Union. A position he has served for over 25 years. He has over 32 years of leadership experience offering insight into strong business acumen and leadership growth.

Mr. Williams currently serves as the Chairman of the Credit Union Service Network Board of Directors and is a member of the National Association of Credit Union Supervisors Credit Union Advisory Board.

Currently, Vice President of the Harmony Foundation Board of Directors, Mike has a deep commitment to organization fiscal growth. He assists and supports the Harmony Foundation Philanthropy Department as the Chairman of the Harmony Fundraising Committee so that clients and families can access treatment services.

“As alum of Harmony I have a very strong commitment to ensuring that Harmony continues to thrive and prosper for years to come continuing to deliver the gift of recovery to all who seek it.”

Paul Whittle

Treasurer

Paul joined the Board of Directors in 2003. He currently serves as Treasurer providing fiscal support to Harmony leadership. He has served on numerous commercial and non-profit  boards and in senior business leadership positions. Although now retired he served as CEO for MyChelle Dermaceuticals, Peaceful Mountain Inc. and American Educational Products, Inc.

Mr. Whittle is a long time person in recovery who is fully committed to the Harmony mission and vision. He feels that his service to Harmony is a key part of “giving back” for the benefits he has received in recovery, as well as a sincere amend to the world in accordance with AA Step 9.

“I believe that Harmony is the premier recovery program in the Country and is committed to helping as many people as possible to achieve sustained recovery from substance abuse.”

Mariann Stanley, LPC, CAC III

Board Member

Mariann is an LPC and CAC III with over 37 years of experience in the behavioral health field with expertise in mental health, addictions, and criminal justice.  In addition to her therapeutic work, she has 15 years of upper management experience directing several residential and outpatient substance abuse programs.

Mariann has served on as a board member for Hope Counseling Center and Island Grove Regional Treatment Center.  She is currently an Advisory Board Member for the HOPE Fund in Larimer County.  As one of the newest members to the Harmony Board, Mariann will bring her clinical and management experience together to assist Harmony staff in  treating clients and families.

“I am thrilled to be part of the Harmony team.  It is a well-established and highly reputable treatment program that delivers quality care to its clients and families.”

 

Dalyn Schmitt

Dalyn Schmitt, LMSW, LCAC

Board Member

President of Heartland Consultation, INC

Dalyn Schmitt served as CEO of Heartland Regional Alcohol and Drug Assessment Center, INC and possesses over 30 years of professional experience in the behavioral health profession.

Dalyn’s past professional role provided strategic and visionary leadership and identified current and future organizational needs. She led an organization that serves individuals living in urban, suburban, rural and frontier areas within a cost effective organizational structure. Under her leadership tele-health and other innovative technology were introduced and implemented. Her ability to study and stay abreast of the changing needs of the marketplace by identifying and anticipating trends offered options to the agency’s Board of Directors that kept the organization competitive and made the organization a known leader in this service sector. She resigned in December 2014 to consult and spent more time with family.

Serving as Owner and President for Heartland Consultation, INC., Dalyn currently leads teams involved in crisis intervention, outreach to community services, and consults with emergency services department of health care systems. She provides education, training, community awareness, and consultation to various community organizations/agencies, employers, and general public.

She is a Licensed Master Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor in Kansas. Dalyn served as President of Kansas Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors and taught addictions related courses at the University of Kansas Campus and Saint Mary’s University. She has served on the Redesign Committee for the State of Kansas to evaluate the effective delivery of substance abuse treatment.   She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Kansas.

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Katy Bettner

Board Member

Katy Drake Bettner is an executive in the entertainment industry having co-founded both Playful Corp, a game studio in McKinney TX with her husband Paul (Words With Friends, Super Luckys Tale) and BetRed Stories, a production company with Amy Redford (The Guitar, Professor Marston and The Wonder Women) out of Sundance, Utah.

As a long time person in recovery, Katy is dedicated to bringing awareness and opportunities to people and families still suffering from addiction serving on various boards including The Treatment Support Fund, Harmony Foundation and the McKinney Chamber of Commerce. Katy is also a member of the Women at Sundance Leadership Council, Women Donor Network, Way to Win, and the TED community. Katy is active in politics and philanthropy while raising 3 kids (10/8/5) a fluffy dog and splitting time between McKinney and Sundance (Dark Money, The Infiltrators, Raise Hell: The Life &Times of Molly Ivins, Swallow, Always in Season).

Don MacPherson

Board Member

Don MacPherson is CEO, Polymath-in-Training, and Host of 12 Geniuses – a podcast for curious and voracious learners. Don interviews exceptional people about trends and technologies changing the way we live and work. A five-time entrepreneur, Don has spent 25 years studying the employee experience, the attributes of great leadership, and how healthy organizational cultures are created and sustained.

An avid traveler and volunteer, Don has visited 70+ countries and been a Big Brother mentor for more than 20 years.