Board Members

We are always looking for new people to come to join us and be a part of our board or just join on as a member at large and help when and where you can. Come offer great ideas for events and activities. Your opinions and insights are valuable to us and we would love to have you join our team!

If you are interested, we recommend you attend one of our monthly board meetings and check us out. Send an email to us at or call us at 937-815-4986. Board meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 1-3:00 pm at the Miami Valley Fair Housing Center at 505 Riverside Dr, Dayton, Ohio 45405.

Elizabeth Redmon is currently the President of the Dayton Autism Society and has served on the board for more than 10 years. Elizabeth works as a Fair Housing Specialist with the Miami Valley Fair Housing Center where she has been employed for 14 years. Elizabeth has two nephews who have Autism Spectrum Disorders and became involved with the Dayton Autism Society in hopes of learning more about Autism.
Elizabeth’s professional background also included service as a paralegal for Legal Aid of Western Ohio. Elizabeth also earned an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Sinclair Community College’s American Bar Association (ABA)-approved paralegal program. She has also pursued training in disability awareness and accessibility.

Elizabeth hopes to make a positive impact on the lives of those in our community that have developmental disabilities. Elizabeth was recently appointed to the Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities by the Montgomery County Commissioners.

Dr. LaShell Dauterman is an educator with over 20 years of experience. Passionate about the field of education, she continues to expand her knowledge in the areas of educational leadership and special education. LaShell currently works as an Intervention Specialist with the Montgomery County Education Service Center Learning Center North. She serves as Vice President of the Dayton Autism Society to help families understand the challenges faced in education and is the parent to a child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Christina Kozee – The mother of two adult sons on different ends of the Autism Spectrum. Christina has served on the Dayton Autism Society Board for more than 10 years. In Christina’s current role, she serves as Secretary and monitors the organization’s Facebook account. In her role on the Board, she has also been instrumental in implementing the Brighter Tomorrow Foundation Grant to provide monthly outings and activities for the Autism Community and their families.

Jennifer Cumbridge is an aunt of two adult men with autism. She also has an adopted typical teenage son.  Jennifer has been a stay-at-home mom for 14 years. She has been a board member of the Dayton Autism Society for about 10 years and oversees the Grant program.

Belinda J. Redmon serves as the Treasurer for the Dayton Autism Society. Her background in banking for National City Bank helps our organization track and manage all monies that we receive. She worked for National City Bank for more than 10 years in the branch in the Central Proof department before retiring.

We are currently recruiting for a new treasurer…if you are interested in the position, please reach out to us!

Dr. William T. Dauterman is an accomplished network engineer with a major telecom company where he serves as a Principal Equipment Design Engineer. William is also a 28-year veteran of the US Air Force where he worked in aviation and cybersecurity. He currently serves as a member of the Dayton Autism Society to help support individuals with ASD and serves as the Webmaster.

Shaneice Johnson has been married for 14 years and has 2 lovely boys. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance on the Clarinet from Bowling Green State University in 2009. She received her Masters of Science in Healthcare Administration from Southern New Hampshire University in 2020. Shaneice is also am a member of the Springboro Wind Symphony and Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra. She is a childcare coordinator through the YMCA of Greater Dayton and runs the before and after school program at John F Kennedy Elementary in Kettering, OH.