Anne Couldridge, PCE Representative - Cumberland
As one of the larger provider Arc chapter, The Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties (CPARC) serves over 1700 people annually. Anne has been Executive Director of CPARC since 2017. Prior to becoming Executive Director, Anne was CPARC’s Director of Development.
Mother to adult children with intellectual disabilities, Anne brings to life our mission of empowering, inspiring & educating people with intellectual disabilities, their families and the community. Under her leadership, stakeholders developed a strong strategic plan that focuses on finding innovative ways to take on the challenges facing the intellectual disability field, with a focus on Workforce Development, Board engagement, Advocacy and Development.
Anne currently serves as Vice President on the Cumberland-Perry Housing Initiative. This organization works with the Cumberland Perry Redevelopment Authority and is focused on providing housing for people experiencing mental health, intellectual disabilities and/or physical disabilities. She is also an active member of the Intellectual and Developmental Disability Task Force of Cumberland and Perry Counties. CPARC is also a member of the Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disability where Anne is active on a variety of committees.
Anne holds a BS. in Business Administration from Shippensburg University with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies. When not at work Anne enjoys spending time with her family, genealogy research, traveling, cooking, gardening, and perusing antique shops.