ARC's Board of Directors

Members of ARC’s Board of Directors come from a variety of experiences and backgrounds in both the private and public sector. They provide the leadership and expertise that guide ARC programs around the world.

Board of Directors

Ben Boyum, Chair
DCM Services, LLC
Excelsior, MN

Neal Ball, Founder & Honorary Chair
Advisor to Corporations
Chicago, IL

Sheila Leatherman, Vice Chair
Gillings School of Global Public Health
University of North Carolina
IHI Senior Fellow
London School of Economics
Minneapolis, MN

Holly Robbins, Secretary
Littler Mendelson, P.C.
Minneapolis, MN

Perry Witkin, Treasurer
Stat Technologies, Inc.
Edina, MN

Ward Brehm
The Brehm Group
Minneapolis, MN 

John Gappa
Malt-O-Meal Company
Minneapolis, MN

Anne Goldfeld
Harvard Medical School
The Immune Disease Institute
Boston, MA

Christy Hanson
Macalester College
St. Paul, MN

Imad Libbus
St. Paul, MN 

Svjetlana Madzar
Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota
Minnetonka, MN

Michael McCormick
Dorsey & Whitney, LLP
Minneapolis, MN

Mark Mortenson
Lansing Group, LLC
Minneapolis, MN

Maureen Reed
Nobel Peace Prize Forum
Minneapolis, MN

Jay Shahidi
Decorative Construction, Inc.
Minnetonka, MN

Richard Voelbel
Zelle, Hofmann, Voelbel & Mason, LLP
Minneapolis, MN

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Building a Playground
Using only recycled materials, we were able to build a playground for the 5,000 kids living at Kiziba refugee camp in Rwanda.
On Famine
Daniel Wordsworth - American Refugee Committee President - talks about the situation in Somalia and how all of us can make a difference and help save lives.
Returning to Somalia
Nimco Ahmed shares her recent trip back Mogadishu her first time back to Somalia in 24 years
South Sudan
Rebuilding Health Care in South Sudan
Deb Ingersoll runs ARC’s Cash for Work Program in Haiti. She’s interviewed at ARC Headquarters.
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Simona Palenga, ARC Field Coordinator in Haiti, is interviewed at ARC HQ.
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Senior Director of Program Quality Monte Achenbach, is interviewed from the field in Haiti.
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ARC volunteer Dr. John Bordwell talks about the health situation of Congolese refugees in Rwanda.
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Somalia: Photos
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South Sudan: Photos
images from our efforts in southern Sudan
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