Baltimore, MD (5/?/19) — Three new members have been elected to the Board of Directors of The Arc Baltimore.
The Directors are: Larry W. Burley, Jr. (Key Manager, New Business, BG&E) who was named to a second term on the Board; Alyssa Navarrete (Staff Attorney, Project HEAL, Kennedy Krieger Institute), who was appointed to the Board following the 2018 Annual Meeting; and Matt Yancisin (Chief Financial Officer, University of Maryland Medical Systems Health Plans), who was newly elected.
“The unique expertise and broad experience each of these individuals brings to our Board, as well as their passion for helping individuals with disabilities, will play a vital role as we tackle the many challenges facing The Arc in the year ahead,” says Kathleen Durkin, Executive Director of The Arc Baltimore.
The three new Directors were named to the Board during The Arc Baltimore’s recent Annual Meeting and Awards Reception. That event also marked the kick-off celebration of the organization’s 70th year.
Dedicated to providing advocacy and high quality, life-changing supports since 1949 in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, The Arc Baltimore currently supports more than 6,000 adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
The Arc Baltimore’s programs and services allow individuals with disabilities to live independently in the community, work in meaningful jobs, enjoy friendships and activity in the community, and support their families in the challenges they face.
As one of the nation’s largest and most respected organizations of its kind, The Arc Baltimore is an indispensable resource, providing employment training and support, day and residential services, family support and education, treatment foster care, respite care, public policy advocacy and information, and referrals.
For more information, call 410-296-2272 or visit www.thearcbaltimore.org.