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Board of Directors

Members of The Arc of East Ascension’s Board of Directors are nominated and voted for by the current members of The Arc of East Ascension. The board of directors consists of 6-12 board members who meet on a monthly basis to discuss finances, policies and procedures affecting the overall operations of The Arc of East Ascension. 


During the annual membership meeting, The Arc of East Ascension selects the Board of Directors for the upcoming year. Any community members are welcome to join our membership through a nominal fee. Please see the Membership tab for additional information. 


The administration of The Arc of East Ascension strives to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism while assisting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Ascension Parish and surrounding areas. We look forward to enacting the many changes that are under way at The Arc of East Ascension. Our objective is to provide our customers with the

Tammy Williams


opportunity to implement goals and learn skills that will help them achieve quality lives through choice and independence.  

If you have heard about The Arc of East Ascension but do not fully understand our mission or yearn to learn more, we invite you to stop by for a visit. We will be happy to give you a tour of the grounds and introduce you to our many activities. Once you know who we are and what we aim to achieve, we invite you to volunteer. The Arc can always find a valued role for you.


Are you looking to join our staff? Please give us a call! We are always looking for caring and qualified employees to contribute to our mission.

Are you looking for services? The administration will gladly assist you to navigate receiving services. We are funded primarily through the Louisiana Department of Health, Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities via Individual Medicaid Waiver Services. We also accept private pay. Call us today to get started!


The Arc of East Ascension has been enriched through tremendous support from the community. Thank you for your continued support! We look forward to seeing and working with you on our next initiative.


The Arc Board of Directors

Tammy Williams 


Pam Hughes

Vice President

Vanessa Williams


Aanifa LeBlanc



Anita Cann

Dawn Goatley

Erica Ramos

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