Dalyn Schmitt

Dalyn Schmitt, LMSW, LCAC

Board Chair

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.

Mike Williams

Vice Chair

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


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.”


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.


Elizabeth Farver, MAAC

Board Member

Betsy is recently retired after 12 years with the Betty Ford Center and four subsequent years with Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. She is a 2002 graduate of The Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies. In her work, she served in both clinical and philanthropic leadership positions, as well as overseeing alumni services for HBFF. Although she formally retired at the end of 2017, Betsy knew she “wasn’t done” giving back and helping others begin the path to recovery.

“I’m thrilled to be asked to be a part of the place where my mother began her sober journey in 1985, where I attended her family program, and the seed was planted. Harmony has a special place in my heart and it is the perfect fit for me to continue my service to others, both in the non profit sector and within the clinical model. I’m beyond grateful.”


Alan Litner

Board Member

Alan joined the Board in 2019. He is an attorney who most recently served as General Counsel for an insurance group on behalf of multiple insurance companies. Alan continues to provide consulting services to the insurance industry, serves on the Board of Directors for the Boulder Alano Club, and provides pro-bono legal services.

As a long-time person in recovery, Alan passionately believes that a better life is achievable and sustainable once we are no longer actively engaged in our addictive behavior. Alan joined the Board because he believes Harmony offers exceptional care and a foundation for sustained recovery to Harmony’s clients and their families.