Board of Directors

The Arc Minnesota leadership includes a volunteer Board of Directors and a staff leadership team. The 2018-22 Board was elected on May 5, 2018 at the Annual Meeting of The Arc Minnesota. Read our Board member bios.


Chair: Mike Wall
Vice-Chair: Peggy O’Toole Martin (Southeast Region Representative)
Treasurer: Darla Nemec
Secretary: Nancy Fitzsimons

Governance Committee

  • Thomas Judd


One-Year Term
  • Jon Alexander
Two-Year Terms
  • Steve Astrup (West Central Region Representative)
  • Rachel Freeman
  • Lynn Klaber (Southwest Region Representative)
  • Brett Nelson (Midstate Region Representative)
  • Nathan Scott
Three-Year Terms
  • Tim Allen
  • Stan Alleyne
  • Heidi Larson
  • Kim Norton
  • Felicity Riley
  • Brian Schreifels
Four–Year Terms
  • Maurice Blanks
  • Mary Liddicoat

Executive Leadership Team

Operating Officers

Andrea Zuber, chief executive officer

Duane Dial, executive assistant

Nick Boerum, chief advancement officer

Paris Gatlin, chief advocacy & program officer

Victoria Hickenbotham-Westeren, chief planning & program officer

Dustin Smith, human resource director


Regional Directors

Donna Atherton, West Central Region

Lee Ann Erickson, Southwest Region

Buff Hennessey, Southeast Region

How Do I Get More Information?

For more information about our leadership team, contact The Arc Minnesota.