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Don't miss your chance to lead and make positive change in our community. Join our Board of Directors - apply today!

If you have a desire to be a part of a vibrant organization dedicated to serving people with IDD and their families, this is your chance!

If you support our Strategic Plan (click here) and believe you can and want to contribute to fulfilling these goals, this is your chance!

If your values align with ours - including our chapter-specific values of People First and Visionary Leadership - then this is your chance to put them into action!

Service on The Arc’s Board of Directors

Are you interested in serving on The Arc’s Board of Directors? The experience is rewarding and fun!

All interested individuals who have a passion for The Arc’s mission are encouraged to submit a nomination form. Individuals who can look at policies and practices through an equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) lens are especially encouraged to apply.

In addition to what’s above, we’d love to hear from people with the knowledge in, connections to, or experience with:

  • Healthcare and Behavioral Healthcare (clinician experience not required)
  • Media, Marketing, and PR
  • Community and Donor Relations

This is an opportunity to join a group of likeminded people, with differing backgrounds and experiences, who make real a difference in the lives of the people The Arc serves.

Join us!

For information on Board Member responsibilities, read our Board of Directors Prospectus by clicking here.

If you have questions or would like to talk with someone about the opportunity, contact Governance Committee Chair Helen Pietranczyk at (720) 979-1447 or by email, or Executive Director Lori Ropa at (303) 232-1338 or by email.

Nominations Process

To apply for yourself or nominate someone else, please complete the Board Interest Form by clicking here. Be sure to let the person you are nominating know that you have done so! 

 A Governance Committee member will contact candidates for interviews and discuss more thoroughly what it means to serve on The Arc's Board. Following the interviews, the Governance Committee will make recommendations to the Board regarding the candidates who will stand for election. The nominees who will be appointed to fill a vacancy will begin their appointment as of the month following the Board vote. If the nominee is not filling a vacancy, they will be voted on by the Membership at The Arc’s Annual Meeting in June.


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