Agency Announces Recent Staff Promotions

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TO:  News Editors

DATE:  February 16, 2016

CONTACT:  Missy Goetschius, Public Relations Director, The Arc of Chemung

CONTACT INFO:  607.734.6151 x122 or email GoetschiusML@arcofchemung.org

RE: Agency Announces Recent Staff Promotions 

  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

Elmira, NY – The Arc of Chemung is pleased to announce the promotion of two staff members to its Leadership Team.

Michael (Mike) Raniewicz, was appointed to Finance Director after nearly 24 years with The Arc of Chemung.  Most recently, for nearly 12 years, Mike served as the agency’s controller and prior to that, was the assistant finance director for 12 years, managing the day-to-day operations for the business office.

Joanne Knapp has been promoted to Residential Services Director after 11 years with The Arc of Chemung.  Most recently, Joanne was the Residential Habilitation Director for 7 years and prior to that, was the Medicaid Service Coordinator (MSC) Supervisor for 4 years. Joanne shared, “I am very fortunate to be part of such a committed team and program.  I look forward to the many new opportunities and challenges this position will provide.”  

 

ABOUT THE ARC OF CHEMUNG

Founded in 1953, The Arc of Chemung is a person-centered, not for profit organization committed to meeting the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in the Chemung County area. The agency provides quality supports and opportunities for individual growth for every person supported by means of education, increased community acceptance and participation.

The Arc of Chemung supports nearly 800 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families annually. Learn more at www.arcofchemung.org. The Arc of Chemung is a chapter of the state agency, NYSARC, Inc. and is nationally accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).