It is our great pleasure to announce that Carol Ferenz has accepted the position of Director of the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Division of RCPA. Carol comes to RCPA with 36 years of experience providing services and supports to individuals with special needs and their families. This came through several positions at The ARC of Cumberland/Perry Counties (CPARC), where she served as the Director of Residential Services since 1986. Carol oversaw a great expansion of services in this area and has a solid understanding of the system and regulations.
Most recently, Carol served as one of the RCPA provider representatives on the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) work group to revise the Chapter 51 regs and create the newly proposed 6100 regs. She has also served on the RCPA Annual Conference Committee since 2015.
Carol is a committed and dedicated individual and has done a great deal of volunteer work in her community. We look forward to her work and leadership at RCPA and within the IDD Division. She will begin on January 02, 2018. Please join us in welcoming her!