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Meet Our Staff


Melanie O'Neal, Executive Director

Melanie was appointed Executive Director with The Arc of Jackson County in January 2018. She previously worked in the judicial system for 10 years. Melanie is married to Jason O'Neal. They have four children, Elizabeth, Jenna, Josh, and Jorja.  Melanie is a member of Seymour Christian Church. She serves on the Jackson County Drug-Free Council, Jackson County Community Service Council, Jackson County Transition Council, and Healthy Jackson County.

Contact Me: 

Phone: (812) 271-2200

Physical Address: 320 DuPont Drive, Suite A, Seymour, IN 47274

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 471 Seymour, IN 47274

WBL Interns and Former Staff

Veira-Lyn Robbins,
The Arc of Jackson County Intern

Veira-Lyn was appointed as a Work-Based Learning Intern in August of 2021. She is currently a senior in High School and plans to attend college and study Psychology and Criminology once she graduates. She feels grateful for being able to provide a helping hand to her community and being able to understand the problems surrounding her community. 

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The Arc of Jackson County Intern

Jennifer was appointed as an Intern in November of 2022. She is a mother of two, Dustin and Drake. She is currently a senior in college at Indiana Wesleyan University studying Social Work. She feels blessed to be able to provide help to those in her community with special needs and learn more about how she can help those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

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