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The Arc Jacksonville Staff Leadership

Jim Whittaker Headshot

Jim Whittaker


William Adams Headshot

William Adams, LMHC

Vice President, Mental Health Services

Patricia Goff Headshot

Patricia Goff

Vice President, Program Services

Susan Hamilton Headshot

Susan Hamilton

Vice President, Employment Services

Scott Holt Headshot

Scott Holt

Vice President, Finance

Deborah Johnson Headshot

Deborah Johnson

Interim Vice President, The Arc Jacksonville Village

Janet Lawrence Headshot

Janet Lawrence

Vice President, Residential

Crystal Makowski Headshot

Crystal Makowski, C.R.C., Ed.D.

Vice President, Special Projects

Sara Mcmillan Headshot

Sara McMillan

Vice President, Development

Betty Smith Headshot

Betty Smith

Vice President, Human Resources

Charlotte Temple Headshot

Charlotte Temple

Vice President, Advocacy


The Arc Jacksonville Board of Directors


Mike Tanner

Senior Manager, Revenue Recognition, FIS

Dr. Anne Lufrano

Vice Chairman
Community Volunteer and Advocate

G. Scott Baity

Deputy General Counsel, Baptist Health

Tiffany Green

CEO, River Region Human Services, Inc.

Lou Vaccaro

Immediate Past Chair
Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking, Ameris Bank


Board Members

Shawn Ashley

Past Chairman and Business Owner

John Cooksey

Co-owner & COO
McCall Service

Chris Decent

Assistant Vice President
Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving, University of North Florida

Tom Dumphy

Fleet Director

Joyce Eyrick

Community Volunteer and Advocate

Steve Gutos

Past Chairman and Community Volunteer and Advocate

Diane Halverson

Executive Director
Children’s Christmas Party of Jacksonville

Jason Hamilton

Mail Clerk II
EverBank and Self-Advocate

Sally Hazelip

Executive Director
North Florida School of Special Education

Debbie Johnson

Past Chairman and Certified Public Accountant

Ward Lariscy

Owner and Designer
R. Ward Lariscy, Inc.

Bernadette Moran

Past Chairman and Business Owner

Elise Nowikowski

Evidens Group

Karal B. Oberdier

Oberdier Law, PA

Kit Thomas

Community Volunteer and Advocate

Helen Werking

Past Chairman and Executive Director
Riverside Hospital Foundation, Inc.

Barbara A. Williams

Orange Environmental Service


Board of Directors in Action