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Our combined staff is deeply committed to respecting and supporting what matters to the people with disabilities that receive services from our organization.. Please visit our CONTACT page to access contact information for programs and services in all three counties.



Board of Directors - The Arc Greater Hudson Valley, NY 

Our Board of Directors, formed by of members of the former Boards of The Arc Sullivan-Orange Counties and The Arc of Dutchess, is firm in its commitment to ensuring the sustainability and vibrancy of our combined organization. Comprised of professionals and advocates from across the Hudson Valley region, the individuals listed below devote their time, treasure, and talent to the supports provided by the organization. 

President: Steven Drobysh

1st Vice President: Sharon Russitano 

2nd Vice President: Kathleen Donahue

Secretary: Amanda Friedemann

Treasurer: Kurtis Nordahl.

Directors: Paula Barber, Lorraine Costello, Anne Clarke, Stephen C. Dambra, Maureen Dart, Richard I. Gordon, Joanne Grant, Victor Lazar, Mary Jane Lekanides, Joan Lopez, Stephen Miller, Susan K. Miller, Anna Milucky, Terrence Mullen, Stephen Muller, Dylan Murphy, Robert Pogue, Georgia Sullivan 

Scheduled Board Meetings

Due to COVID, Board meetings are held virtually. Check back for schedule.


Foundation Boards

To ENSURE that programs in each of our three Counties are supported by donors in those communities, The Arc Greater Hudson Valley has three separate Foundations that empower donors in each County and fundraises to supports the programs and services in their County. 

SullivanArc Foundation Board of Directors

President: Greg Goldstein, 
Vice President: Joan Patterson
Treasurer: A. J. Pantel 
Secretary: Marie Smith 
Director: Moniquka Diaz

The Arc of Orange County Foundation Board of Directors

Amanda Dana
Moniquka Diaz
Joanne Grant
Scott Perry
Paul Pomerantz, MD
Marie Smith
Amy Stillwaggon
Keith Studt 

The Arc of Dutchess Foundation Board of Trustees

President: James McKenna
Vice President: Malinda Pollack
Secretary: Lorraine Costello
Treasurer: VACANT

Directors: Deo Liberatore, Ross Trapani, CPA, Mark Metzger, Esq., Rob Ranieri, Sharon Russitano, Gabrielle Canino. 

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