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Leadership, staff, departments and resources

The Arc Westchester Executive Staff

Tibisay Guzmán

 Executive Director and CEO

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Nancy Patota

Executive Director, The Arc Westchester Foundation

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Claudia Sickinger, M.D.

Medical Director

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Rosemarie Crisafi

Assistant Executive Director, Residential Services

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Lawrence Faulkner, Esq.

Director of Corporate Compliance and General Counsel

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Fran Porcaro

Assistant Executive Director of Educational Services

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Laurel Ross

Assistant Executive Director Quality Improvement and Staff Development

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Soosan Tehrani

Chief Financial Officer

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Myriam Vocke

Director of Human Resources

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Steven R. Yellen

Assistant Executive Director of Innovations and Community Development 

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The Gleeson-Israel Gateway Center

265 Saw Mill River Road

Hawthorne, NY 10532

Contact: Carol Gearing, Director, Life Planning Center

[email protected] phone: 914.949.9300, ext. 4620


The Ann Manzi Center

699 Main Street,

Mount Kisco, NY 10549

phone: 914.241.0505

fax: 914.241.0759

Contact: Patty Corbi, Community Day Habilitation Director

[email protected]

The Stella & Simon Sheib Center

567 Yonkers Avenue

Yonkers, NY 10704

phone: 914.963.1600

fax: 914.423.2393

The Children’s School for Early Development

40 Saw Mill River Road

Hawthorne, NY 10532

phone: 914.347.3227, ext. 106

fax: 914.347.4216

Contact: Fran Porcaro, Assistant Executive Director Educational Services

[email protected]

eDocNY at Digiscribe

150 Clearbrook Road

Elmsford, NY 10523

phone: 800.686.7577 x1102

Contact: Ellen Rothschild

[email protected]