Board of Directors
Gail has been a member of the Board for ten years, joining the group to continue involvement with individuals with disabilities following her retirement. She has a degree in education and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. For six years, she worked in residential services serving individuals with chronic mental illness and followed this with 39 years as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. She has volunteered at READ Jackson Co, Provisions, and in many activities at Seymour Christian Church. She is married to Wally, a builder, and developer. They have one daughter, Leslie who is a K-4 Literacy Specialist in Warren Township Schools, Indianapolis. She Enjoys attending activities and the sporting event of her two grandchildren, Reece and Ryelle. By being involved with The Arc of Jackson County, she hopes to improve the community resources for those with special needs.
Self-Advocate Board Members
Dylan Bridges joined our Board as a self-advocate in 2021. Dylan graduated from Brownstown Central High School in May 2021. Dylan volunteers at Hickory Hills Golf Course in Brownstown two days a week. He is learning how to play golf, loves to travel, and sees new places. Dylan is excited to be on the Arc Board as a Teen Advisor. Dylan wants to help others and make a difference in his community. Dylan has volunteered at social events for Mental Health America of Jackson County and The Arc of Jackson County for the past several years.