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The Arc Welcomes Ellen Evans to Board of Directors

February 28, 2024
Ellen Evans joins The Arc's Board of Directors

The Arc Central Chesapeake Region (The Arc), a nonprofit committed to transforming lives for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), and Michele Tharp, Board Chair, are pleased to welcome Ellen Evans to The Arc’s Board of Directors.

Currently the Global Reimbursement Consultant for Medtronic Endoscopy, Ellen has 30 years of experience providing leadership supporting the development and implementation of health policy, healthcare business development, and clinical experience.

“We are pleased to welcome Ellen to our Board,” said Jonathon Rondeau, President & CEO of The Arc. “Ellen has a diverse background in healthcare policy and business development and will provide tremendous support to our leadership as we continue to grow and strengthen our services, particularly as we expand Behavioral Health.”

Ellen is also a civic leader. She is heavily involved in her community and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Mary’s Center and Apollo’s Dream Foundation/My Tech Clinic. Ellen also dedicates time to Talbot County Empty Bowls.

“The Arc is a unique, innovative driver of positive outcomes for people with IDD in our communities, especially when it comes to producing positive Behavioral Health outcomes,” said Ellen. “I am excited about using my background and expertise to contribute to The Arc’s continuing growth and innovation in the field.”

Ellen earned a BA from the University of Virginia, an MHSA from George Washington University, and a BSN from The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Ellen is a resident of Talbot County, Maryland.

Ellen Evans joins The Arc's Board of Directors

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