JARC Staff

Leadership

 

Rena Friedberg

Chief Philanthropy Officer

renafriedberg@jarc.org     248-488-7522

A member of JARC’s management team since 1983, Rena Friedberg oversees all fundraising, marketing, communications and volunteer activities of the agency as the Chief Development Officer.  This includes individual, corporate and foundation giving, fundraising events and major fundraising campaigns.  Rena serves on the Board of the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue. Rena holds a master's degree from Boston University.


Melissa Stewart

Chief Operating Officer

melissastewart@jarc.org     248-488-7537

Melissa Stewart has worked in the field of developmental disabilities for 20 years, and began working in group homes as a Direct Support Professional while in college.  She has a BA in Psychology and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan.  She has been with JARC for more than 10 years and is a Certified Gentle Teaching Mentor.  She is also the architect of the "Creating a Gentle JARC Home" curriculum. 


Administrative/Professional Staff

PROGRAM SERVICES DEPARTMENT - 248-538-6611

Monika Sanders
Director of Program Services
248-488-7539
monikasanders@jarc.org

Program Coordinators – 248-538-6611 

Karen Russo
Department Coordinator
248-488-7545
karenrusso@jarc.org

BUSINESS DEPARTMENT   248-538-6611

PHILANTHROPY DEPARTMENT

Melissa Garrett
Philanthropy and Outreach Coordinator
248-488-7549
melissagarrett@jarc.org

Carol Kaczander
Strategic Gifts Associate
248-488-7523
carolkaczander@jarc.org

Tributes
248-538-6611
tributes@jarc.org
 

Website
websiteeditor@jarc.org

Manager of Administration/Board Contact
Rosalee Mattei
248-488-7521
rosaleemattei@jarc.org