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Executive Forum Leadership Conference

June 8, 2023 @ 10:30 am - June 9, 2023 @ 2:00 pm

The Executive Forum, comprised of senior leaders of chapters and organizational affiliates of The Arc of Illinois, holds an annual Leadership Conference. Its purpose is to bring together executive directors, key organizational personnel, and other thought leaders to facilitate discussions related to contemporary issues faced by the IDD service sector. The Arc of Illinois Executive Forum Leadership Conference will be an in-person two-day event with speakers and networking opportunities.

Thursday, June 8, 2023

10:30 am – 5:00 pm

  • Welcome, Dan Strick, President and CEO of New Star, Vice-Chair, Executive Forum
  • DDD Update, Interim Director of Developmental Disabilities, Sarah Myerscough-Mueller
  • “How Natural Language Processing Can Be Applied in Human Services” – Edgar Mihelic, MA, MA, MBA, Director, Data Analytics, CSS; Mandy Carlino, Associate Director of Client Projects, MediSked
  • Federal Legislative Update, David Goldfarb, Director of Long-Term Supports and Services Policy at The Arc US
  • Housing Navigation, Kimberly Mercer-Schleider, ICDD
  • Dinner at Maggiano’s, separate ticket

Friday, June 9, 2023

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

  • Welcome, Amie Lulinski, PhD, Executive Director, The Arc of Illinois
  • DEI, Courtney Littlejohn, VP of Equity and Inclusion, AID
  • State Legislative Update, Phil Milsk, JD
  • “Housing: Innovative Solutions for People with Developmental Disabilities” – Ron Clewer, Gorman & Company, Carole Rosen, MAID, CAPS, The Arc of Illinois, and Kim Zoeller, Ray Graham Association
  • “What I Learned About How to Be a CEO from My Daughter” – Kathryn Lavin, Gateway to Learning


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June 8, 2023 @ 10:30 am
June 9, 2023 @ 2:00 pm
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3003 Corporate W Dr
Lisle, IL 60532
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