Past Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award

2014 | Cordelia Robinson Rosenberg, Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Director JFK Partners, CO

2014 | Betty Williams, Consumer Education and Training Coordinator, The Arc of Indiana, IN  

2013 | Pauline Bouffard, Director of Employment Services, The Arc of Meriden-Wallingford, CT 

2012 | Fred Robinson, The Arc of Ventura County, CA

2010 | Celia S. Feinstein, Temple University, PA

2009 | Shirley Dove, CA

2007 | Margaret Lowe, Anchorage, AK

2005 | John B. Gruenenfelder, Arc BRIDGES, Inc., IN

2003 | Ilene Younger Qualkinbush, The Arc of Indiana, IN

Outstanding Professional Achievement Award

2014  | Dan Stewart, President/CEO Achieva Resources, IN

2013 | Peggy Englebert, Executive Director, The Arc of Camden County, NJ  

2012 | Deborah Pomianek, The Arc of Union County, NJ

2012 | Marijo Rymer, The Arc of Colorado, CO

2011 | Franklin Unkle, Jr., The Arc of Cape May County, NJ

2010 | Celine Fortin, The Arc of New Jersey, NJ

2010 | Cristine Marchand, The Arc of Maryland, MD

2009 | Jerry Bullinger, The Arc of Baltimore, MD

2009 | Deborah Davies, Ph.D., The Arc of Atlantic County, NJ

2009 | Ana Rivera, The Arc of Gloucester County, NJ

2007 | Tony Anderson, Executive Director, The Arc of California, CA

2007 | Mark Barry, Executive Director, The Arc Nature Coast, FL

2007 | Victoria Bryant, Executive Director, The Arc of St Charles, Inc.,LA

2007 | George Suess, Executive Director, The Arc of Delaware County, NY

2006 | Tonya Fowler, Executive Director, The Arc of High Point, NC

2006 | Lisa Nygord, Executive Director, The Arc Dearborn/Dearborn Heights, MI

2005 | Jeffrey Darling, President, Wabash Center, IN

2004 | Tom Baffuto, Executive Director, The Arc of New Jersey, NJ

2004 | Julia Kenny, Executive Director, The Arc of Louisiana, LA

2004 | Jan Lampman, Executive Director, The Arc of Midland, MI

2003 | Richard Sheridan, Executive Director, ARC Middlesex County, NJ

2003 | Karen Smith, Executive Director, The Arc of Greater Prince William, VA

2003 | Gary Tonks, Executive Director, The Arc of Ohio, OH

2003 | Kathy Walsh, Senior Vice President, The Arc of Bergen and Passiac Counties, Inc., NJ

Executive Excellence Award

2014 | Debra D. Seman, CEO, The Arc of LaGrange County, IN  

2013 | Sue Elliott, Executive Director,  The Arc of Washington State, WA 

2012 | Kim Keprios, The Arc of Greater Twin Cities, MN

2011 | Tim Hornbecker, The Arc of San Francisco, CA

2010 | John Askew, SunriseArc, FL

2009 | Timothy James Quinn, The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region, MD

2007 | Peggy Terhune, Executive Director, The Arc of Stanly County, NC

2006 | Marsha Blanco, Executive Director, Achieva, PA

2005 | Sue Elliott, Executive Director, The Arc of Washington State, WA

2004 | Margaret Dignoti, Executive Director, The Arc of Connecticut, CT

2003 | Stephen L. Hinkle, President, Easter Seals Arc of Northeast Indiana, Inc., IN 

Rising Star Award

2014 | Chris Stewart, President/CEO, The Arc of Jefferson County, AL

2013 | Kirk M. Lewis, Executive Director, Schenectady ARC, NY 

2012 | Lori Ropa, The Arc Jefferson, Clear Creek & Gilpin Counties, CO

2011 | Angela Huntington, The Arc of Missouri, MO

2011 | Kathleen Stauffer, The Arc of New London County, CT

2010 | Donald Rowe, The Arc of Carroll County, Westminster, MD

2009 | Sherry Wacasey, The Arc of Dallas, TX

2009 | Dr. Laura Brackin, The Arc of Louisiana, LA

2008 | Mary Lynn Bisland, Executive Director, TARC, LA

2008 | Laura Williams, Executive Director, The Arc, Ocean County Chapter, Inc., NJ

NCE Service Award

2013 | Dave Richard, The Arc of North Carolina, NC

2013 | Gwen Lee, The Arc of Anchorage, AK

2007 | Randy Costales, Associate Director, The Arc of New Mexico, NM

Chairman's Leadership Award

2014 | Cliff Doescher, Executive Director, Arc of Greater New Orleans, LA

President’s Award

2008 | John Foley, Albuquerque, NM

2007 | Mary Jordan, Immediate Past President, The Arc of the United States, DC

2006 | Darcy Littlefield, The Arc of the United States, DC

2005 | Steven Eidelman, Executive Director, The Arc of the United States, DC