ARC Broward Announces New Board Leadership and Members for 2014-2015

ARC Broward, a not-for-profit human services organization dedicated to providing services to children and adults with developmental disabilities and other life challenges, is pleased to announce four transitions for its board of directors. Ken Gregson of AutoNation will serve as board chair; George J. Taylor, Esq. of Brinkley Morgan will serve as vice chair; Gary L. Arenson, CPA will serve as treasurer and Steve L. Pattison, CPA of Restaurant Services, Inc. will serve as secretary. ARC Broward’s board of directors also recently elected three new members at large including Doug Eaton of Eaton Financial Group, Michael Goodman of Goodman Public Relations and Rosy Lopez of Greenspoon Marder.  “It’s a huge benefit to be able to gain the expertise of such experienced business leaders with such diverse backgrounds. We are very grateful for the support of each one of our board of directors,” said ARC Broward President/CEO Dennis Haas. “This past year, one of the organization’s goals was to recruit the very best, most talented local leaders to ARC Broward’s already outstanding board of directors. We are confident our board members will make enormous contributions towards furthering the mission of the agency and achieving our goals.”  Ken Gregson’s results-oriented spirit has been a great asset to the organization’s board of directors, and his main focus as board chair will be leading the board in working towards meeting the organization’s goals. George J. Taylor, Esq. has served on the ARC Broward board of directors for one year and has demonstrated a great strength in building partnerships, and will continue to work with ARC Broward’s mission in mind. Both members, Gary L. Arenson, CPA and Steve L. Pattison, have been valuable members of ARC Broward’s board of directors for several years, and have demonstrated their capable leadership and commitment to the agency’s mission. Comprised of 13 members, the ARC Broward board of directors paid special thanks to the outgoing directors, Pam Sands and Andre Parke for their past service with the organization.   ARC Broward operates at nine locations and provides 21 programs for individuals and families throughout Broward County. For more information about ARC Broward, its board of directors and various programs, visit or call (954) 746-9400.  To learn more about ARC Broward’s board of directors, click here.  ABOUT ARC BROWARDIncorporated in 1956, ARC Broward is a nationally accredited, private, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization providing services to children and adults with developmental disabilities, as well as those with various life challenges. ARC Broward operates three “mission-based” enterprises including the ARC Broward Learning Institute, ARC Broward Culinary Institute and ARC Broward Electronics Recycling Services and provides services through 21 programs in 10 locations across Broward County. By working hand in hand with families, guardians, businesses, civic organizations, donors and funders, encouragement and opportunities that create life-changing outcomes are provided so that people with intellectual disabilities and other challenges can live, learn, work and play in their communities. To learn more or to donate visit or call 954-746-9400. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.