Three join board of directors of Mesa Developmental Services

Fred Burmeister, Marna Lake and Joseph Warner have joined the Mesa Developmental Services (MDS) Board of Directors.

The three succeed Doralyn Genova, Mark Hermunstad and Shari Sjerven, who are limited from seeking additional terms on the 15-member board.

Burmeister retired as administrator of the Grand Junction Regional Center after a 30-year career and works as a real estate agent with Heiden Homes Realty and Associates. A lawyer, Lake works in private practice and as a municipal judge for Palisade. Warner works as a marketing consultant.

Based in Grand Junction, MDS provides community based services and support to about 650 people with developmental disabilities in Mesa County. The private, not-for-profit organization provides child services as well as residential and supported living services and vocational services. MDS employs about 350 people. For additional information, log on to