Board of Trustees
We are very appreciative of everything they do for us!
Dan McQuarrie is the Major Account Executive for DocuMart of Utah, Inc. With over 20 years of Sales and Marketing experience, Dan has always been his client's advocate. The Early Head Start program is a program that is near and dear to his heart. His son Brody had great success in the program. Parenting is not easy, the Early Head Start program makes it easier. In Dan’s free time he enjoys his family, playing tennis, and cooking.
Jill is proud to serve as the Director of Business Development at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Salt Lake City. She is responsible for the marketing and promotion of the hospital’s mission and service lines to health care providers within its catchment area, spanning the entire Intermountain West. Her prior work experience includes nine years in the financial services industry and ten years in medical sales. She is thrilled to be a part of the DDI Vantage Board and further her commitment to advocate for families of children with special health care needs and medically underserved populations.
Jill and her husband Brian reside near the foothills of Salt Lake City with their three energetic teenagers. Their preferred destination is Island Park, Idaho to hunt trout on the Henry’s Fork River.
Rayl is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who received a master's degree in special education with an emphasis in autism therapy from the University of North Dakota. He has provided Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy services to children and adolescents with special needs for 10 years and delights in bridging communication barriers between individuals with special needs and their families, peers, and the public. Rayl strives to continue supporting the special needs community by serving as a board of trustee member for DDI Vantage to promote the availability of quality services for individuals and families in need.
Chad W. Hutchings
Chad Hutchings is an attorney with almost 20 years of experience in private and public practice. He earned his Juris Doctor degree at Drake University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with a minor in Russian at the University of Utah. He worked as a law clerk for the Protection and Advocacy System in Iowa. He has served as both private and public guardian ad litem for individuals with developmental disabilities and mental illness. He participated in lobbying for special-needs-related legislation. He served as a member and Vice-Chair on State Library Board from 2015 to 2019. He is active in community emergency preparedness, serving as a member of his city's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and is a Neighborhood Emergency Leader for his city's Emergency Management Team. He is the current Chair of the Utah State Bar's Disaster Legal Response Committee.
Chad is an amateur radio operator, call sign KF7MEB. He enjoys hiking, camping, exploring ghost towns, exploring museums, amateur geology, photography, oil painting, making music, and model railroading - all of which he does with his wife and their six children.
Marsha has a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Child Development and Family Relations from BYU. She and her husband have lived in Sandy for 47 years and are the parents of seven children. Marci, the youngest, was born with Down syndrome and received early intervention services. She was the inspiration for her mother to become an Early Childhood Special Educator. Marsha completed the Special Education certification program at the University of Utah and began “giving back” to the community the things she learned as a parent of a child with a disability. She worked at DDI VANTAGE as a Service Provider, Site Facilitator, and Compliance Coordinator for 23 years before retiring.
Judy has a BS Degree in Accounting from Utah State University. She has worked in both Government and Private accounting positions spanning over 35 years. She is a CPA, licensed in the State of Utah. She is a Jazz fan and loves Legos. She has one son and enjoys camping with the family. She is a firm believer that early intervention will help a child their entire life.
Corey Pittman graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor's degree in Family Studies and a Minor in Exercise Science. He taught kindergarten and coached high school football as well as indoor pro football. He has worked with youth diagnosed with SED and adults with delays or disabilities. Within his journey, Corey established his own sales and marketing company specializing in insurance and financial products. He ventured to Utah from Sacramento, California with his 10-year-old daughter to create a new life. He is excited to serve on the Board for DDI Vantage and utilize his vast knowledge of sales and marketing to support and promote the non-profit, as well as establish connections within the Salt Lake community.