The Arc Minnesota Leadership

The Arc Minnesota Board of Directors

The Arc Minnesota leadership includes a volunteer Board of Directors and a staff leadership team. The 2018-19 Board was elected on May 5, 2018 at the Annual Meeting of The Arc Minnesota. To read the bios of all Board members, click here.



President:  Mike Wall, Maple Plain 

Vice-Chair:  Peggy O’Toole Martin, Rochester

Treasurer:  Darla Nemec, Eden Prairie

Secretary:  Debbie Harris, Eagan

Governance Committee:  Thomas Judd, Excelsior, Shawn Monaghan, Minneapolis



Two – Year Terms

Steve Astrup, Dilworth

Rachel Freeman, Minneapolis

Lynn Klaber, Mankato

Brett Nelson, Clear Lake

Nathan Scott, Sherburne


Three – Year Terms

Tim Allen, Plymouth

Stan Alleyne, Minneapolis

Heidi Larson, Apple Valley

Kim Norton, Rochester

Randy Pattee, Minnetonka

Felicity Riley, St. Paul

Brian Schreifels, Rosemount


Four – Year Terms

Maurice Blanks, Minneapolis

Nancy Fitzsimmons, Mankato

Mary Liddicoat, Minneapolis



The Arc Minnesota Executive Leadership Team


Operating Officers:


Rich Stoebe, Interim Chief Executive Officer & Chief Marketing Officer


Duane Dial, Executive Assistant


Nick Boerum, Chief Development Officer


Kyle Fitzwater, Chief Human Resources Officer


Paris Gatlin, Chief Advocacy and Program Officer


Victoria Hickenbotham-Westeren


Lisette SchlosserChief Financial Officer



Regional Directors:


Donna Atherton, West Central Region


Lee Ann Erickson, Southwest Region


Buff Hennessey, Southeast Region


Diane Mikolich, Range Region


Cindy Owen