Working at The Arc is more than just a job for many of our staff. We work hard to make a difference in the lives of more than 500,000 Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Texas staff work hand-in-hand with our many volunteer members to fulfill The Arc’s mission throughout the state.


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The committed members on our Board of Directors are primarily parents and family members of people with disabilities. They have experienced firsthand both the challenges and the triumphs associated with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Their personal stake in The Arc’s mission provides our volunteers, members, and professional staff with wisdom, inspiration, and guidance.

Board Officers

  • Terri Schonfeld, President
  • Nancy Lepley, Vice President
  • Gary Hidalgo, Treasurer
  • Debbie Wilkes, Secretary

Board Directors

  • James Meadours, Texas Advocates President
  • Melisa McNeil., Local Chapter Representative
  • John W. Caldwell Jr.
  • Steve Enders
  • Lettitia McPherson
  • Julie Ross
  • Maggie Suter
  • Ivy Zwicker

Learn about serving on our Board of Directors and submit a board member application today! Get involved!

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