Annual Meeting and Awards Reception

The Annual Meeting and Awards Reception is a chance to recognize those who have gone above and beyond in their service to The Arc. Please join us in congratulating this year’s awardees and get your tickets today!

Annual Meeting & Awards Reception
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Red Lion Hotel North Baltimore
2004 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD 21093

$40 for the general public
$20 for staff and people receiving services from The Arc

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List of Awardees


Award for Advocacy Leadership (in memory of Stan Herr) – Brian Cox, MD Disabilities Council
Professional of the Year – Dr. Edward Zuzarte
Volunteer Service – The Arc Childcare Group: Andrea Clemente, Kevin Gianaris, Susan Hullinger, Rennie Pasquenelli, Amelia Rodriguez, Doug Sachse, and Steve Siegforth
Volunteer Service – Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy Students
Volunteer Service – Joseph P. Ward
Intern Service Award – James Willey
Special Appreciation – Jennifer Brandenburg
Special Appreciation – Laura Ward
Special Appreciation – Det. Carl Lindhorst, Jr., Homeland Security and Criminal Intelligence Section
Special Appreciation – Cpl. John Haddaway, Homeland Security and Criminal Intelligence Section
Special Appreciation – Erricka Bridgeford, Community Mediation Maryland
Excellence in Foster Care – Anjanette Booker
Employer of Distinction – Stella Maris


Excellence in Direct Support – Andrea “Twinkles” Brown
Excellence in Management – Nancy Brown
Employee of the Year – Direct Support – Asakegn “Isaac” Gobena
Employee of the Year – Administrative – Amanda Maier
Stephen H. Morgan Award for Career Excellence – Terri Spurrier
Outstanding Supported Employee – Daylan Matthews-Jordan
Self-Advocate of the Year – Ryan Mason