DelARF is governed by a Board of Directors whose officers and members are elected at the annual general membership meeting in June. They include a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Immediate Past President, and Bylaws Chair. This group constitutes the Executive Committee. The Board has two standing committees: the Executive Committee and the Committee on Standards and By-Laws. Executive Committee members are to be representative of the general membership and no member agency can hold more than one seat on the Executive Committee.
Executive Committee Members/2015-2016 Officers:
President: Terry Olson, The Arc of Delaware
Vice President: Allison David, Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County
Treasurer: John Mahon, Chimes Delaware
Secretary: Ken Sklenar, Easter Seals of Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore
Past President: Dennis Dapolito, ServiceSource
By-Laws Chair: Bruce Lorenz, Thresholds, Inc.
C. Thomas Cook
On July 1, 2014, C. Thomas Cook became the Executive Director of the Delaware Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (DelARF). From October 2008 to June 15, 2014, he served as the Executive Director of Rehabilitation for Wisconsin in Action, a statewide nonprofit membership association of community organizations that serve the full spectrum of people with disabilities and economic disadvantages. Earlier in his career, Thomas was a policy analyst for the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities; a regional vice president over mutli-state operations for Dungarvin: a consultant to state and local governments on systems change projects for Medicaid-funded services; and executive director for children’s mental health services.
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