Annual Meeting 2020

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On behalf of the Board of Directors, it is our pleasure and honor to invite you to join us online for the 2020 Annual Meeting of the The Arc of Northern Virginia.


Thursday, November 5th – 7:30 to 9:00pm

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The Annual Meeting is our opportunity to come together and recognize great achievements, dedicated volunteers and celebrate another year’s accomplishments. Of course, we’re gathering in a virtural way this year, via a Zoom web meeting.  Still we invite you to come celebrate the accomplishments of the last year alongside other members and friends of The Arc of Northern Virginia. This is a great opportunity to learn more about what we do, who we are, and why we care about serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.


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State of The Arc of Northern Virginia

The Board President’s address will focus on our work over the past year, recent recognition and awards, our impact for families, and future plans that will enable us to further serve the community.


Chapter Awards Presentations

One of the highlights of the year is the presentation these two prestigious awards:

◊ The 2020 Jessica Burmester Volunteer Award to Michael Thomas

◊ The 2020 Rusty Garth “You Are the Change” Advocacy Award presented posthumously to Doran Coady


Business Meeting

During this portion of the evening, as members of The Arc of Northern Virginia, you will have the opportunity to:

◊  Approve the minutes of the 2019 Annual Meeting     Click Here to review the minutes of last year’s meeting

◊  Elect the members of the Board of Directors and Officers     Click Here to view the proposed slate of candidates

◊  Approve revisions to the Chapter Bylaws     Click Here to review the bylaws


Special Announcement

This meeting will also feature a Special Announcement of a new initiative, designed to take the lessons learned from this challenging year, in order to better prepare The Arc of Northern Virginia to be responsive to emerging trends and needs in the new year.

Featured Program

This year, we are proud to present a panel of Virginia State Legislators elected to serve the constituents of Northern Virginia.  As of October 27, our confirmed panelists include:


Senator Jennifer Boysko


Senator Jennifer Boysko
33rd District – Virginia Senate






mark keam


Delegate Mark Keam
35th District – Virginia House of Delegates






Kaye Kory


Delegate Kaye Kory
38th District – Virginia House of Delegates






Scott surovell


Senator Scott Surovell
36th District – Virginia Senate






We hope you’ll mark this date on your calendar, and plan to join us for this important annual event.