Liz Mahar

mahar@thearc.org

Liz MaharProgram Manager, Individual and Family Support

“I’m a sibling of a young adult with I/DD and my sister has been a tremendous influence in my life. I hope that my experience and passion can have an immediate impact on The Arc’s mission of supporting people with I/DD and their families.”

Liz Mahar joined The Arc in 2014 as a program manager on the HealthMeet initiative and The Arc’s Center for Future Planning. Previously, Liz spent five years as a consultant and Managing Supervisor for FleishmanHillard, managing stakeholder relations for government-funded public health campaigns on topics including binge drinking, drug abuse, and chronic diseases.

In addition to Liz’s expertise in public health and managing partnerships, she brings social policy expertise from five years of working on Capitol Hill. Liz earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She is a native of Southern California and proficient in Spanish. Liz is the sibling of a younger sister with I/DD and hopes that her experience and passion can have an immediate impact on The Arc’s mission of supporting people with I/DD and their families.