The Arc Westchester Welcomes Austin Harris to Board of Directors
Westchester County, N.Y. (August 29, 2022) – The Arc Westchester today announced that Austin Harris has joined the nonprofit’s Board of Directors. Mr. Harris has spent nearly 30-years working in the architecture field and is the founder of AHA Architecture LLC. He has worked at several internationally known architectural firms including Adjaye Associates (AA), Foster + Partners (F+P), and Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM). His focus in architecture has been mostly on civic and public projects. These include a new subway station at 72nd Street NYC, new libraries for DC Public Libraries, Smithsonian’s National Museum for African American History and Culture, New York City’s first Net Zero Public School, and Princeton University Lake Campus Expansion.
Mr. Harris is a longtime resident of White Plains, where he resides with his wife and two daughters. He was elected to the Board for a 3-year term.
About The Arc Westchester
The Arc Westchester, founded in 1949, is the largest agency in Westchester County supporting children, teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including individuals on the autism spectrum, and their families. The organization’s 850 employees provide more than 2,000 individuals throughout the county with a broad range of innovative and effective programs and services designed to foster independence, productivity and participation in community life.
The mission of The Arc Westchester is to empower children, teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including individuals on the autism spectrum, to achieve their potential by strengthening families and encouraging personal choices, abilities and interests.
The Arc Westchester is a chapter of The Arc USA and The Arc New York.