Rick Callahan

Compass, Inc. Executive Director Rick Callahan will become a new member of the Maryland Inclusive Housing Board of Directors on July 1, 2024.

Rick leads Compass, Inc. in its mission to offer comprehensive support for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Rick is responsible for directing strategic initiatives, which encompass many services such as housing, community living, family support, employment services, and behavioral support. Compass is dedicated to implementing sustainable practices and incorporating emerging technology to support people with IDD in pursuing the lives they desire within their homes, workplaces, communities and relationships.

Rick’s journey as an advocate began during his undergraduate years when he served as a live-in house manager for three young gentlemen with IDD. Witnessing the daily challenges they faced ignited his passion and commitment to advocacy. Rick has a bachelor’s degree in Individual and Family Studies with a minor in Psychology from Penn State University. He is a graduate of three different Leadership programs including Leadership Anne Arundel, University of Delaware Leadership Institute and the National Council of Executive Leadership program.

Board Member

Rachel London

Board Secretary

Ande Kolp

Clarissa Mitchell

Joyce Sims

Interim Board Treasurer

Stephanie Terry

Daphni Steffin

Allan Sheahen

Board President

Tracy Wright

Michael Ferron, J.D.

Chris Knoerlein

Nick Burton

Rick Callahan

Valerie Roddy

Ron Taylor

Board Treasurer

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