National Staff

Executive

Peter V. Berns
Chief Executive Officer
Peter Berns
Shira Wakschlag
Staff Attorney and Special Assistant to the CEO
Shira Wakschlag

Chapter Leadership Development Group

Dawn Cooper
Manager, Diversity & Cultural Competence
Dawn Cooper Ilyse Kramer
Chapter Associate
Ilyse Kramer
 
Thuba Nguyen
Chapter Outreach & Growth Associate
Thuba Nguyen Stacey Ramirez
Executive Director, The Arc, Georgia Office
Stacey Ramirez

Development, Marketing, and Communications Group

Sarah Bal Sarah Bal
Communications Manager
Bob Bennett Bob Bennett
Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving
 
Trudy Jacobson Trudy R. Jacobson
Senior Executive Officer,
Development & Marketing
Pam Katz Pam Katz
Marketing Associate, Copywriting
 
Sarah Kennedy Sarah Kennedy
Development Associate
Bethany-Glaze  Bethany Glaze
Marketing Associate, Graphic Design & Branding
 
Kristen McKiernan Kristen McKiernan
Senior Executive Officer, Communications
Casey Nitsch Casey Nitsch
Manager, Corporate & Foundation Philanthropy
 
Abe Rafi Abe Rafi
Director, Digital Strategy & Online Services
Vila-Sheree Watson Vila-Sheree Watson
Director of Marketing
 
Laura Schroeder Laura Rahman
Development Manager
Sydney_Hayes Sydney Hayes
Development Assistant
 
Jon Brown, Web Administrator / Trainer Jon Brown
Web Administrator / Trainer
Emily Verwee  Emily Verwee
Web Designer
 
Katelyn-Lernihan Katelyn Lernihan
Online Community Manager
   

Operations

Cindy Allen
Operations Support Associate
Cindy Allen Robin Helschien
Membership Assistant
Robin Helschien
 
Solomon Lissanu
Database Manager
Solomon Lissanu Darcy Rosenbaum
Senior Executive Officer, Operations
Darcy Rosenbaum
 
CT Turner
Operations Support Manager
CT Turner Brenda Walker
Administrative Assistant
Brenda Walker
 
William Washington
Receptionist
William Washington Feng Zhang
Finance Director
Feng-Zhang
 
Jessica Daniels
Staff Accountant
Jessica-Daniels     

Program Innovation Group

Max Daniel Max Daniel
Program Associate
Phuong Nguyen Phuong Nguyen
Program Assistant
 
Leigh Ann Davis Leigh Ann Davis
Program Manager, Justice Initiatives
Ashley-Brompton  Ashley Brompton
NCCJD Criminal Justice Fellow
 
Liz Mahar Liz Mahar
Program Manager, Individual and Family Support
Kerry Mauger Kerry Mauger
Training Coordinator
 
Katherine Murphy Katherine Murphy
Business Development Assistant
taylor woodard Taylor Woodard
Program Associate
 
Robin Shaffert Robin Shaffert
Senior Executive Officer, Individual & Family Support
Jennifer Sladen Jennifer Sladen
Program Manager, National Initiatives
 
Karen Wolf-Branigin

Karen Wolf-Branigin
Senior Executive Officer, National Initiatives

 

Jonathan Lucas  Jonathan Lucas
Managing Director of The Arc@Work
Amie Lulinski

Amie Lulinski
Director of Research and Evaluation

   

Public Policy

Annie Acosta
Director, Fiscal and Family Support Policy
Annie Acosta Marty Ford
Senior Executive Officer, Public Policy
Marty Ford
 
Nicole Jorwic
Director, Rights Policy
Nicole Jorwic TJ Sutcliffe
Director, Income and Housing Policy
TJ Sutcliffe
 
Julie Ward
Director, Health Policy
Julie Ward Mike Nagel
Program Associate
Mike Nagel