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Andrea Zuber Retires from Her Role as CEO of The Arc Minnesota

Andrea Zuber, Chief Executive Officer at The Arc Minnesota

After five successful years as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Arc Minnesota, Andrea Zuber has announced that she will be leaving her role with the organization effective June 30, 2024.

Over the past five years, Andrea Zuber has led The Arc Minnesota with vision and dedication, culminating in significant achievements and transformative initiatives. She supported the organization in implementing the merger of several local chapters, solidifying The Arc Minnesota as a statewide organization supporting people in the West Central, Midstate, Metro, Southwest, and Southeast Regions of the state.  Her accomplishments include the stabilization of programs and services, streamlining operations, and expanding equitable access to support across the state. Her strategic approach to fundraising and development has secured vital grants, ensuring the sustainability and growth of our mission-driven work. Under Andrea’s guidance, the organization created a modernized, unified, statewide vision and a corresponding values framework. Andrea’s commitment to disability justice and equity has positioned The Arc Minnesota as a leader in Disability Justice, earning us recognition for our advocacy and impactful programs.

Andrea states: “It has been an honor and privilege to lead this organization and work alongside the staff of The Arc Minnesota and its many partners to move our mission and vision forward for the past 5 years. Our values are now focused on centering the lived experience of people with disabilities, disability justice, and racial equity. Our vision is that people with disabilities belong in a world that welcomes them, where they have love, liberation, and freedom. I am so proud of what we have accomplished together.” 

Andrea’s passion for Disability Justice will continue. She plans to stay connected to the disability community, supporting the work she’s passionate about, and continuing to be an advocate for the human and civil rights of people with disabilities.

The Arc Minnesota is now beginning its search for a new CEO to lead our mission to promote and protect the human rights of individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). The Arc Minnesota provides essential services to support people with IDD and their trusted supporters. Disabilities may include autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, fragile X, Williams syndrome, and other disabilities. People trust The Arc Minnesota for information, assistance, education and training, and leadership in public policy to promote and protect human rights and community inclusion.

The Arc Minnesota Board of Directors has retained CohenTaylor Executive Search to conduct the search for our next CEO. You can view the job posting here. If you are interested in learning more, please reach out to