• ANBC Welcomes Three New Members

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    January 07, 2021
    The Adirondack Nonprofit Business Council (ANBC), of the ARCC, is excited to welcome on three new members. The ANBC was formed in 2013 and as an initiative of the ARCC, provides a forum to foster peer-to-peer interaction, a symposium to promote awareness, and other programs that strengthen the capacity of non-profit organizations.
    The mission of the ANBC is to integrate nonprofits by sharing operational best practices, providing access to connections for nonprofit leadership, and serving as a vehicle that brings greater awareness of the resources and programs available regionally. Welcome to our three new members!

    Andrea Deepe, Chief Executive Officer, Warren Washington Association for Mental Health (WWAMH)

    Andrea has always considered herself as a dynamic, heart led, results-oriented leader who utilizes keen analysis and insights as well as a team approach to drive organizational and programmatic improvements and implementation of best practices. She is a highly motivated, hands-on administrator, who strives to motivate others to attain their peak performance.
    Prior to becoming CEO, Andrea had over a decade of experience working in the quality assurance, advocacy, and corporate compliance fields, working for private not for profits and the State of New York supporting individuals with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders. Her early professional career working in direct care led her into the quality assurance and advocacy world to help pave the way for better care and services for all individuals regardless of their disability.
    "I am so honored to be a part of the ANBC Steering Committee. As a leader for a non-profit human services agency in this area, it is a noble opportunity to be a voice for the non-profit world and an advocate for community collaboration, all to advance the ARCC’s full mission," Andrea Deepe.

    Bill Moon, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks
    Bill has spent his career working with youth from all different backgrounds. He has served as the Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Southern Adirondacks since 2015, and before that was working with court involved youth in North Carolina. Bill’s educational background is in psychology, human resources, and strategic alignment. He lives in Fort Ann with his wife Bethany and their son Jason.
    “The ARCC has such a wonderful team in place working hard for the betterment of our community, our businesses, and most importantly our neighbors; how can you be anything but excited to join one of their initiatives. I am looking forward to collaborating with our local non-profits to not only best support each other in our own focus areas but ultimately the community at large," Bill Moon.

    Lynn Sickles, Executive Director, Southern Adirondack Child Care Network (SACCN)
    Lynn has spent over 35 years in the nonprofit world, 29 of those years as the Executive Director of the Southern Adirondack Child Care Network.
    "I am thrilled to join the ANBC. I believe my nonprofit expertise and experience will be helpful to the Council, the Chamber and other nonprofit organizations as we look to the future," Lynn Sickles.
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