Staff and Board of Directors


Jamie Liban, Executive Director
T  804 649-8481, ext 101  |  E

Lucy Cantrell, Director of Information & Referral
T  804 649-8481, ext 104  |  E

Tracey Phillips Edman, New Path Family Support Coordinator
804 649-8481, ext 112  |  E

Katherine Olson, Self-Advocacy Coordinator
T  804 649-8481, ext 103  |  E

Katherine Burke, Administrative Assistant
T  804 649-8481, ext 102  |  E

Board of Directors

The Arc of Virginia is governed by a Board of Directors. Each local chapter has a representative on the board; other directors are elected at-large.


  • Kim Goodloe, President
  • Bob Gettings, Vice-President
  • Burt Hudson, Treasurer
  • Marisa Laios, Secretary
  • Howard Cullum, Past President

At-Large Directors

  • Amy Yarcich
  • Lynne Seagle
  • Deborah Gribben
  • Nita Grignol

Regional Executive Director Representatives

  • Nichole Pangle, The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley, HPR I Representative
  • Karen Smith, The Arc of Greater Prince William/INSIGHT, HPR II Representative
  • Karen Wilder, The Arc of Central Virginia, HPR III Representative
  • Vacant, HPR IV Representative
  • Pamela McGregor, The Arc of Williamsburg, HPR V Representative

Chapter Representatives

  • Warren McKeen, The Arc of Augusta
  • Sara Raessler, The Arc of Central Virginia
  • Margaret Downing, The Arc of Eastern Shore
  • Valerie Tillies, Greater Richmond ARC
  • Cole Keister, The Arc of Greater Roanoke Valley
  • Kim Goodloe, The Arc of Hanover
  • James Ward, The Arc of Harrisonburg & Rockingham
  • Julia Lewis, The Arc of Lenowisco
  • Melissa Heifetz, The Arc of Loudon
  • Chris Cadwallader, The Arc of New River Valley
  • Niki Pangle, The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley
  • Lucy Beadnell, The Arc of Northern Virginia
  • Elsie Gladding, The Arc of Southern Virginia
  • Tonya Milling, The Arc of Southside
  • Barbara Barrett, The Arc of the Piedmont
  • Carol Olson, The Arc of Warren County
  • Norma Draper, The Arc South of the James
  • Vacant, VersAbility Resources

People First Representative

  • Oscar Turner, People First of Chesterfield