About The Arc

The Arc of the South Shore Board of Directors 2016-2017


“There appear to be strong working relationships and mutual respect between board members, management personnel, staff members, and persons served, which contribute to a fun, friendly, and productive environment.” -CARF International


“Board representation includes family members, parents, and interested citizens who demonstrate through active involvement at monthly board meetings and participation in strategic planning and fundraising events that they take their fiduciary and policy-related responsibilities seriously.” -CARF International


Joanne Erickson, President
Michael Wilcox, 1st Vice President
Theodore J. Skrypek, Treasurer
Louise Voveris, Secretary/Clerk
Normand Racicot, Immediate Past President

Betty Belyea
Robert Falconi
Norma Grassey
Robert McDonald
Maria Plante
Normand Racicot
George Toma

Honorary Members
Arthur Davies
Richard Frye
Marianne Towle


The Arc of the South Shore Program Directors
Daryl Ann Cook-Ivan, Executive Director
781-335-3023 Ext. 2211
Anne Holton, Executive Vice President/Director of Day Services
781-335-3023 Ext. 2219
Priscilla Chura, Finance Director
781-335-3023 Ext. 2212
Debra Santon, Human Resource Director
781-335-3023 Ext. 2228
Lauren Blye, PCM Director
781-335-3023 Ext. 2230
Kaite Hanley, Community Supports/AFC Director
781-335-3023 Ext. 2227
Brenda Linden, Development Director
781-335-3023 Ext. 2222
Lisa Week, Residential Director
781-335-1014 Ext. 21
Rhonda Meisel, First Early Intervention Director
781-331-2533 Ext. 11


“The Arc of the South Shore is led by a well-respected executive director who has extensive experience in the field of developmental disabilities. The day habilitation program is managed by an executive vice president and habilitation coordinator who are enthusiastic and creative and have a clear vision regarding the desired program outcomes.” -CARF International


The Arc of the South Shore serves the following communities:

  • Quincy
  • Braintree
  • Weymouth
  • Hull
  • Randolph
  • Hingham
  • Milton
  • Norwell
  • Cohasset
  • Scituate


In addition to the towns listed above, The Arc of the South Shore provides services to individuals throughout greater southeastern Massachusetts, including Fall River, New Bedford, Plymouth, Cape Cod and the Islands.