Lisa Lepine, B.A., J.D. – President

Executive Director – ARC Services of Macomb

This year marks the ninth year of her adventure with the ARC.  The ARC provides services and advocacy to persons with developmental disabilities residing in Macomb County.  Lisa provides the leadership and knowledge necessary for a successful organization.  She leads with passion and purpose, dedicated to improving the lives of persons with disabilities.

Kathleen Swantek, M.A.-Vice President

Executive Director – Blue Water Development Housing

Beginning in 1977 Kathleen began her professional career with BWDH as a direct care worker assuming the position of Executive Director three years later. The organization provides residential and supported living services in Macomb, St. Clair, Sanilac and Lapeer County. Kathleen is also Vice President of the Provider Alliance of the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards

Tom Quakenbush – Treasurer

Executive Director – Community Homes, Inc.

Tom has been assisting Adults with disabilities at Community Homes, Inc. since 1997.  He was named the CEO of the company in 2008.  He enjoys helping those in need, and believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to be as independent as possible.

Lauren Sclesky – Secretary

Executive Director – ExpertCare

With a background in human resources and a passion to help people succeed Lauren established ExpertCare in 1991. ExpertCare provide adults and children with Community Living Support and Respite services throughout Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Genesee County. Lauren continues to be an advocate for consumers’ rights and plays an integrate role  in promoting the significant duty the caregivers assume in the success of the Community Mental Health System.