Annual Meeting and Awards Reception


Celebrating a tradition of volunteer and staff commitment each year, this event each May is a unique gathering of close friends and partners of The Arc Baltimore and serves as annual election of the new board of directors and officers.

The Annual Meeting & Awards Reception was held on May 4, 2016 at the Radisson Hotel North Baltimore and hosted by Jamie Costello from Channel 2.

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This year’s award winners are:

Community Partner Awards:

  • Volunteer of the Year – Meghan MacMillan
  • Special Appreciation – Faye Blue, Pixilated, Kira Sekulow
  • Foster Care Excellence – Carolyn Williams
  • Professional of the Year – Michael Tan, CCBC
  • Award for Advocacy Leadership – The Honorable Carol A. Beatty, Secretary, Maryland Department of Disabilities
  • Public Service – The Honorable Brooke E. Lierman, Maryland House of Delegates
  • Employers of Distinction – Alban CAT, MedStar Health
  • Director Emeritus – Pat Rosner and Jim List

Staff & Support Individual Awards:

  • Excellence in Direct Support – Community Living – Melissa Meyers
  • Excellence in Direct Support – Employment & Day – Erica Vince
  • Excellence in Management – Sly Bieler
  • Employee of the Year – Program – Heather Edwards
  • Employee of the Year – Administration – Matthew Piercey
  • Community Connection – Michele Pingley
  • Citizenship Award – Tony Ciampaglia