maryWelcome, Mary!

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Mary Van Haneghan as executive director of The Arc of the Capital Area. Mary comes to The Arc from Alaska, where she held the position of executive director for The Arc of Anchorage. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and passion for working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as a comprehensive understanding of the nonprofit sector. Mary received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from University at Buffalo, a Masters of Adult Education and Literacy from State University of New York College at Buffalo, and a doctorate from Walden University in Higher Education and Adult Learning. Her academic research has ranged from historical institutional models to the benefits of post-secondary education. We are excited for all that Mary will bring to The Arc of the Capital Area and our community. Welcome, Mary!