The Arc Jacksonville has a diverse board of directors, many of whom have a long history of service. The 2021 board is comprised of officers John Cooksey, Chairman, McCall Service; Barbara Williams, Vice Chairman, Orange Environmental Service; Dr. Anne Lufrano, Treasurer; Dr. Rob Zeglin, Secretary, University of North Florida; Mike Tanner, immediate Past Chair, independent consultant; Shawn Ashley, Past Chairman, business owner; Amanda Crawford, member, VyStar Credit Union; Steve Gutos, Past Chairman; Diane Halverson, member, Children’s Christmas Party of Jacksonville; Jason Hamilton, member, TIAA Bank; Jonathan Hart, member, North Florida Financial Corporation; Sally Hazelip, member, North Florida School of Special Education; Kelly Kristoff, member, PGA Tour, Inc.; Ward Lariscy, member, R. Ward Lariscy, Inc.; Debbie Martin Johnson, Past Chairman, CPA; Bernadette Moran, Past Chairman; Elise Nowikowski, member, Evidens Group; Kit Thomas, member, North Florida School of Special Education; Lou Vaccaro, Past Chairman, Ameris Bank; and Helen Werking, Past Chairman, Riverside Hospital Foundation, Inc.
About The Arc Jacksonville
The Arc Jacksonville serves and advocates for individuals with intellectual and developmental differences to achieve their full potential and to participate in community life. Through incredible partnerships within the Northeast Florida community, The Arc Jacksonville, a local nonprofit, provides a full complement of residential, educational, training, work readiness, employment, mental health, and community inclusion initiatives.
Editor’s Note: The Arc Jacksonville is not an acronym and Arc should never be in all capital letters. When referring to the organization, please use The Arc Jacksonville, not The ARC, The ARC Jacksonville and never ARC. The Arc Jacksonville should be considered as a title or phrase. Refer to the individuals as having “differences” and not “disabilities.”