Board of Directors

The Arc Minnesota leadership includes a volunteer Board of Directors and a staff leadership team. The Board was elected on May 13, 2023, at the Annual Meeting of The Arc Minnesota.


Maren Christenson Hofer, Co-Chair

Poppy Sundquist, Co-Chair

Maurice Blanks, Vice-Chair

Julie Peirson, Treasurer

Roy Adams, Secretary



Mike Anderson Rachel Freeman
Steve Astrup Muneer Karcher-Ramos
Nathan Bauer Lynn Klaber
Bryan Boyce Mary Liddicoat
Dupree Edwards Brett Nelson
Jules Edwards Peggy O’Toole-Martin
Nancy Fitzsimons Nate Scott

Executive Leadership Team

Operating Officers

Jessica Thompson, Chief Financial Officer, CEO (Interim)

Dustin Smith, Chief Human Resources Officer

Brittanie Hernandez-Wilson, Director of Equity and Justice

How Do I Get More Information?

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