2019 Board of Directors

Erik Anthony, President
Kathy Anderson, Vice President
Fayme Stringer Henry, Treasurer
Alissa Fugazzi, Secretary
Joan Karpenko, Immediate Past President


Rachel Hafner
Kate Lewandowski
Pamela Solga

Rachel Hafner, Executive Director

Kate Lewandowski, Director of Operations

Pamela Solga, Creative Director

Responsible for fund development, grant writing, the organizations’ program of work,and monitoring of legislative issues that affect people with intellectual disabilities.

Phone: 701.772.6191     Email Rachel

Responsible for the financial management of the organization, including gaming operations, thrift store and True Colors.
Phone: 701.772.4033      Email Kate

Marketing, public awareness and special events.

Phone: 701.772.3148      Email Pam



Beth Mauch, Director
Scott Dagoberg, Director

Cherie Graves, Director
Amelia Indvik, Director
Chelsey Kjono, Director
Nate Schlief, Director
Anthony Arnold, Director
Roberta Middagh, Director at Large


The Arc, Upper Valley
2500 DeMers Ave
Grand Forks ND 58201

Phone:  701.772.6191
Fax:       701.772.2195


Melissa Harvey, Gaming Manager

Manages all functions of the organizations’ charitable gaming division.
Phone: 701.238-7681  Email Melissa  

Melissa Harvey

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Disclosure Statement
The Arc, Upper Valley is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, donations to which are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law on all solicitations. A copy of The Arc, Upper Valley’s last financial statement may be obtained by contacting the organization. In accordance with the North Dakota Charitable Gaming Code, the organizations gaming information will be made available for review upon request.