About | Board of Directors

Allan Sheahen, Board President

He has worked in the ID/DD field of for 24 years with over 22 years at SCI. He has worked in several different capacities including enclave supervisor, case manager, quality assurance manager, and central region director. He has been an active participant in many state-wide…

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Nicole LeBlanc, Board Vice President

Nicole LeBlanc has a keen ability and interest in public policy and excels at communicating the needs of people with developmental disabilities to public officials. She worked for 8+ years at Green Mountain Self-Advocates (GMSA)  in Montpelier, VT as Advocacy Director supporting her peers with disabilities to feel…

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Rachel London, Board Secretary

She is the Executive Director of the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council, a statewide public policy and advocacy organization working to advance the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life. Rachel has been with the Council for over 12 years, serving as…

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Joyce Sims, Interim Board Treasurer

Joyce has enjoyed more than 40 years working within the disability community, starting as direct support staff when efforts were underway to close institutions in favor of community-based services. She was Director of Quality Assurance for Ardmore Enterprises and Executive Director for Vocational Services Inc….

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Ande Kolp

Ande is the Executive Director of The Arc Maryland.  Her career includes over 25 years of experience supporting people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and their families.  Prior to coming to The Arc Maryland in 2017, she was the Executive Director for Compass, Inc., a private…

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Clarissa Mitchell

An experienced leadership strategist who started her thirty-year career in the disability sector as a college recruit. Following her first position as a Direct Support Professional, she amassed leadership experience by leading Quality Assurance Departments at both the Kennedy Institute, Division of Catholic Charities and…

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Stephanie Terry

Has 35+ years as an expert Realtor, is also a Builder, Modular Home Specialist andProject Manager in Maryland, DC and nearby areas. Ms. Terry providesspecialized professional, responsive and attentive real estate services, whichinclude Commercial, Residential, land acquisition, real estate consulting, coachingand project management courses for…

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Martha Egan

Martha Egan is a Technical Director in the Division of Community Systems Transformation (DCST) in the Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group (DEHPG) at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). In this capacity, Martha provides technical assistance and support to several DCST initiatives,…

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Daphni Steffin

Daphni Steffin joined the MIH Board in July of 2022. She is the Chief Product Officer at iCareManager (iCM), a software vendor for providers of long-term supports. Her 16-year career in the intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) field started on Maryland’s Eastern Shore as a…

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