It just that we honor and recognize the important efforts of individuals with disabilities, family members, advocates and professionals. This years awards were a tribute to everything good in Illinois.

Congratulations everyone!


The Arc of Illinois President’s Award

Equip for Equality & American Civil Liberties Union

Barry Taylor Presidents Award

Barry Taylor accepting on the behalf of Equip & ACLU from President Devine

Mabley Volunteer of the Year

Lorraine McCormick

Lorraine, Brian

Lorraine accepting from Brian Rubin, Past President

Arc Leadership Award

Krescene Beck

Krescene Beck Leadership Award

Krescene and Leanne Roth, Arc Board 

Arc Outstanding Family Advocate

Margaret Tanenberg

Margarent Tanenberg, Sherri, Family Member Advocate Award

Margaret and Sherri Schneider, Arc Secretary

Arc Volunteer of the Year

Mary Jane Thornton

Mary Jane Thornton Volunteer Award
Mary Jane and Tony

Arc Student Volunteers of the Year

Bryce Dunlap
Jon Hetiz
E.J. Vaugn

Student Vols, Bryce Dunlap, Jon Heitz, EJ Vaugh

Bryce, Jon, E.J. 

Arc Direct Support Professional

Anthony Santos, IAG

Tony Santos DSP
Leanne, Tony, Bob & Anthony

Tracey Dunn, Trinity Services

Tracey Dunn DSP
Tracey & Leanne

Arc QIDP / Case Manager

Meg Nolan, Ray Graham

Meg Nolan QIDP
Leanne & Meg

Devon Bernard, UCP Seguin of Greater Chicago

Devon Bernard QIDP
Devon & Leanne

Retiring Service Award  From The Arc of Illinois Board

Halima Jabulani
Jennifer Knapp
Kyle Rick

Kyle Rick Retiring

Kyle Rick & Terri


tony signature
Tony Paulauski
Executive Director
The Arc of Illinois
20901 S. LaGrange Rd. Suite 209
Frankfort, IL 60423
815-464-1832 (OFFICE)
815-464-1832 (CELL)