Pam Verbarg, Executive Director
For over 29 years, Pam Verbarg has worked in the social service field providing a variety of support services to individuals in need. Starting as a Direct Support Professional, Pam has extensive experience supporting individuals in a wide variety of settings including residential, day program and employment settings. Pam’s work has included not just the day to day management of programs, but also budgeting, fiscal management and fundraising. Pam’s experience has crossed both large, national for-profit organizations with statewide services and community based nonprofits. Pam earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and holds a Master’s in Business Administration.
In addition to spending time with her husband and daughter, Pam enjoys creative pursuits including music and creating hand-crafted items. She can also be found supporting her husband’s small business in her off hours.
Pam was drawn to our organization due to its mission, quality of services and local connections throughout the community. “The work our staff has done in building relationships with community leaders and supporting people we serve to self-advocate and give back to our community through volunteering and other efforts truly makes The Arc GBC stand out.”
Karol King, Business Services Director
For nearly 25 years, Karol King has managed the financial operations of The Arc of Greater Boone County (The Arc GBC). Karol started her career at The Arc GBC as a part-time book keeper and now serves in the role of Business Services Director. Karol obtained her Accounting degree from Milligan College in Tennessee where she met her husband. In addition to enjoying her family of four children and three grandchildren, Karol likes to read, landscape, and travel.
Karol passionately embraces the work and mission of The Arc of Greater Boone County and the opportunity it allows to make a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve.
Keith Digman, Operations Director
For more than 21 years, Keith has worked with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a variety of roles. Starting as a Direct Support Professional, Keith continued to grow within the industry to hold leadership positions within provider organizations across Indiana and other states. Having worked with both nonprofit and for-profit agencies, Keith brings with him extensive knowledge and experience in operational and fiscal management, quality assurance, program development and growth, corporate development, crisis management, public policy analysis, and advocacy. Keith holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Ball State University.
Keith enjoys spending time with his family, including his three children, and volunteering his time teaching and coaching kids in a variety of sports. Keith also serves on the Board of Directors for Washington Township Little League.
Keith is looking forward to working with The Arc of Greater Boone County and fulfilling our mission while strengthening our existing programs and expanding the services we offer to individuals in Indiana.
Margaret Oberweiser, Community Services Director
Margaret has worked for The Arc of Greater Boone County for over 5 years. During the past year, she has managed our Community Services Department. She has advocated for those needing the Family Supports Waiver and worked for two years as a Transition Coordinator as a supplement to the school systems’ department of outcomes for young adults in Boone County. Margaret came to The Arc GBC from Bona Vista where she worked as an Employment Specialist with a Benefits Information Network Certification. Before that, she was a Substitute Teacher, PTO Board Member and volunteer in Zionsville Community Schools.
In addition to her experience in ensuring meaningful experiences for those transitioning out of high school, Margaret holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Ohio University with a concentration in Human Resources and Social Work. Margaret and her husband Roger reside in the Boone County area where she continues to raise her four children.
Karlie Shaw, Development Director
Amanda Davids, Human Resource Director
Kristen Hodgin, Bookkeeping Assistant
Lindsey Wines, Administrative Assistant
Beth Webb, Program Development Manager
KC Kelly, Day Habilitation Team Lead
Melinda Zore, Literacy and Wellness Coordinator
Mainstreet Work Services:
Christie Kincaid-Shores, Day Operations Manager
Dana Robinson, Work Services Team Lead
Donna Demaree, Utility Worker
Trevor Davids, Community Habilitation Coordinator
Troy Frisz, Career Connections Manager
Shannon Riley, Employment Consultant
Randy Mahoney, Lead Pre-ETS Career Coach
Taylor Huffer, Pre-ETS Career Coach
Holyn Hallman, Pre-ETS Career Coach
Teresa Houghton, Supported Living Manager
Eli Cordero, Supported Living Team Lead
Louise Knecht, WIC Coordinator