Skip navigation

Translate This Page


Board of Human Services

The Board of Human Services advises the executive director about issues that are core to our vision and values, including our strategic goals, annual budget, and policy and operational priorities.


What You Need To Know

The board includes representatives from the community, business sector, and nonprofit and government partners. Together, they provide a broad range of perspectives about Denver Human Services’ work.

Current Board Members

  • Seth Belzley
  • Haroun Cowans
  • Shawna Darling
  • Shawn Deberry Johnson
  • Ismael Guerrero (Board Chair)
  • Sonya Robertson
  • Jo-Ann Scharmann


The board holds quarterly meetings that are open to the public.

Next meeting:

  • Thursday, Feb. 21, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    Location: Mile High United Way
    711 Park Ave West, Denver 80205

Download the February 21 meeting agenda [PDF]

Future meeting dates (times and locations TBD):

  • May 16, 2019
  • Aug. 15, 2019
  • Nov. 21, 2019

You May Also Find Helpful



View Human Together, the Denver Human Services Strategic Vision Framework.



Main Office, Richard T. Castro Human Services Center
1200 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO 80204


Customer Service

720-944-4DHS (4347)

If you need Colorado Relay/TTY services in Denver, please call 711. If you need Spanish-language relay services, please call 800-337-3242.


City Assistance

Call 3-1-1

Outside Denver: 720-913-1311
Emergencies: 911
TTY Service: 720-913-8479





Sign up to stay in touch with Denver Human Services.