Board Members

Board Members 2021-2022

Michele Boucher
David Borge
Charlette T. Burgess
Jennifer Cusack
Diane Dearborn
Sally Dunbar
Edie Hall
Deborah Hanish-Schreyer
Robert Hergrueter
Michelle M. Kearnan
Dee Kronau
Lisa Mahar
Julie Martin
Mary Muller
Ani Mooney
Chrisse Rasmussen
Sue Rosa
Mindy Serkez
Kathleen Sheeran
Jackie Tureby

Officers 2021-2022

Edward Spain, President
Katherine Bishop, Vice President
Debra Nuttall, Secretary
James Moran, Treasurer
Kathy Jimino, Assistant Treasurer

In Memoriam

Henrietta Messier

Testimonials and Success Stories

Fourteen years ago I met a very special young woman who changed my life forever. I grew up here, I learned about relationships and unconditional love. I always tell people that once you meet the people you will be supporting you will form a bond that lasts forever. I have learned the joy in assisting people to achieve the things in life that matter to them.

–Lisa Anderson, Director of Family Supports & Self-Direction
The Arc of Rensselaer County

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Our Mission


The mission of The Arc of Rensselaer County is to advocate for the rights and safety of individuals of all ages who have an intellectual disability and/or a developmental disability or delay.


The Arc is a source of support, specialized knowledge, and available resources in assisting individuals and their families to meet their needs and goals.


The Arc works to influence societal attitudes and governmental policy so that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities will have access to the services, assistance, and opportunities they need for personal growth and development, and participation in the community.

The Arc of Rensselaer County
79 102nd Street, Troy, NY 12180-1125
(518) 274-3110

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