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Leadership

2011-2012 Board of Directors

Board President

Judy Quintana, Vice President of Latino Times is a talented individual whose dynamic marketing strategies have benefited numerous companies. At Latino Times, her primary focus is to increase the community awareness about the publication and expand business throughout the region.

Ms. Quintana is committed to creating new partnerships through her marketing and sales expertise that will be mutually beneficial to Latino Times and its’ advertising partners.

Prior to Latino Times, Ms. Quintana lived in Gilroy where she was actively involved in many community organizations. She is past president of the Gilroy Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and past board member for the Tri-Coalition of Hispanic Chambers-South County, Gilroy Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, Pacific Neighbors Inc/Sister Cities San Jose, Silicon Valley Neighborhood Housing Services, chairperson for the Gilroy Hispanic Cultural Festival and member of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), to name a few.

Ms. Quintana’s past and current affiliations include, board member-Valley Mountain Regional Center and the Central Valley Asian-American Chamber of Commerce. She is an active member of the Latino Business Exchange, San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce, San Joaquin Host Lions Club and is a volunteer in numerous community organizations in Central and Northern California.

Ms. Quintana’s many awards and distinctions include Gilroy Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year. She also has been honored with the highly prestigious Santa Clara County Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition and the Santa Clara County Human Relations Award of Special Merit for Outstanding Service to the Community in the Field of Human Relations and Human Rights.

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Board Member

Arnel graduated with honors from Saint Mary’s College with a degree in management and UCLA awarded him Professional Designation in Bank Management. He brings over 30 years of financial services operations management experience to The Arc San Joaquin Board of Directors.

Arnel is a strong proponent of helping out with the community and has been involved with numerous organizations including Team in Training, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Tri-Cities League of Volunteers and Jaycees. In recognition of his outstanding community service, he was honored with the President’s Circle Award by Providian Financial and the Silver Award by the United Way of the Bay Area. He has attained Distinguished Toastmaster, the highest award bestowed by Toastmasters to recognize his communication and leadership skills.

Arnel, a native of the Philippines, grew up with a brother with autism who was fortunate to have the love and support of family members throughout his life. He is passionate about making a difference for people with developmental disabilities.

Arnel now lives in Tracy, California.

Board Member

Kevin has 25 years experience in the distribution industry in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties. He has been a general manager, leading distribution centers for Longs Drugs, National Distribution Centers, and currently the General Manager at the Martin-Brower center in Stockton that delivers to 600 McDonald’s restaurants. Kevin has extensive experience managing multi-million dollar budgets, and recruiting leadership from within the local area. Kevin holds a Bachelors degree in Human Resources and a Masters degree in Leadership. Kevin is looking forward to contributing to our momentum and efforts.


 

The Arc San Joaquin Administration

Connie is a graduate of University of the Pacific and post-graduate work was in special education and psychology at the University of the Pacific. She worked at the first Arc San Joaquin day program established in 1984 before becoming program director at the Adult Development Center-North.  In 2003, she became the director of program services and supports and in 2008 became the executive director.  Connie was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines, worked in refugee services for Catholic Charities, client services for United Cerebral Palsy, and studied a year in Japan. 
Jan is a graduate of Ca. State Hayward with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development with emphases In Adult and Children Development. Jan has been working with the Intellectual Disabilities since 1987 where she began her career as a Direct Service Aid for Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Fremont Ca. When she moved to Modesto in 1994 she was a program Leader for over 20 years with a Supported Living agency prior to joining The Arc San Joaquin in 2013. Jan has an extensive experience in all aspects of management and developing consumer based programs for developmentally disabled adults and children. She also has a strong Human Resource and Behavioral management background. Jan has volunteered at Special Olympics, Community Outreach, Modesto city schools, and at local Charities. Her philosophy and passion is helping intellectual disabilities achieve a higher quality of life.
 
Mark joined The Arc San Joaquin in July of 2011, after serving as a member of the Board of Directors. He has over twenty years of collective fiscal and management expertise in Accounting & Finance, Business Development, Information Technology and Employee Administrative Services, and earned his bachelor’s of science degree from California State University, Stanislaus with a focus in accounting and finance. With the dream of working with an organization that truly serves those in most need, Mark is proud to be serving consumers and stakeholders at The Arc San Joaquin. He is an active board member and past president of the Stockton chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), and has served with the Knights of Columbus for over 12 years, raising funds for the developmentally disabled through the Columbian Foundation for People with Intellectual Disabilities.
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Jayne has worked with adults with developmental disabilities since 1984. Upon receiving a bachelor’s degree from Fresno State University her post-graduate work was in special education at the University of the Pacific. Jayne has been an employee with The Arc San Joaquin for over 24 years. Jayne’s professional interest includes increasing life quality for persons with exceptional intellectual and developmental disabilities by participation in work, volunteerism, adult life skills training and social leisure activities.
Mia has dedicated 22 years of her professional career to serving people with disabilities and seniors. Fifteen of those years she has been work with Arc. She started in 1997 as a Life Skills Instructor and then advanced to become a Program Specialist for one of the community integrated day programs. In 2006 Mia became a Program Director. Prior to Arc, Mia worked in several different fields of human services and development, from direct support to management. Her primary focus and is to assist with improving the quality of life for persons with disabilities and seniors.
Ann came to Arc-San Joaquin in 1991 with a broad range of experience in the working with the Developmentally Disabled. She is a former Peace Corps Volunteer in Colombia S.A and a Special Olympics Director in Alaska. Ann currently oversees Starting Out, a day program that focuses on Behavior Management and Community Integration for Multi-handicapped, medically fragile adults through social opportunities, outings and volunteering.
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