Recording Corresponding Secretary
Anne joined the AHRC NYC Board of Directors in 2004 and has since served on numerous committees and in the role of AHRC NYC’s delegate to the NYSARC Board of Governors. Anne currently serves as Chair of the Day Services, Employment and Business Services and Residential Committee, Borough Co-Chair of Staten Island, and a member of the Advocacy and Legislative Committee, the Annual Dinner Committee, the Children and Education Committee, the Diversity and Equity Committee, the Executive Committee, the Incident Oversight Committee, and the Nominating Committee. Anne’s initial interest in AHRC NYC was sparked by her desire to help make the world a more equitable and inclusive place for children and adults with disabilities.
Anne’s other charitable contributions include facilitation of the Staten Island Down Syndrome Parent Support Group and participation in the Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council.
With a BA in Elementary Education from SUNY Plattsburgh College and an MS.Ed. in Special Education from CUNY, College of Staten Island, Anne has worked as the coordinator of the Staten Island Early Childhood Direction Center, the Borough Director of Staten Island Early Intervention Service Coordination, and the Head of the Early Intervention Evaluation Center at the New York State Institute for Basic Research, where she currently is employed. She is a co-author of The health advocacy program: An activity-based curriculum for adults with developmental disabilities, and Person-centered planning made easy: The PICTURE method.
Anne has lived on Staten Island for forty years. She is married and the mother of 3 adult sons. Her youngest son, Christian, has Down syndrome.