The Foundation

Foundation Board of Directors

Rudolf Laager


As an entrepreneur, Ruedi Laager formed Lukada International LLC in 2002 before acquiring a medical nutrition company manufacturing shaped purees geared at people with swallowing disabilities in the hospital and nursing home market. He then sold the company to the Hormel Corporation several years later. Today Lukada LLC is engaged with non-profit organization management andRead More

Barry Clark

Executive Director

Barry Clark is an accomplished professional who, in September 2023, assumed the role of Executive Director of The Arc Westchester Foundation. His remarkable background in fundraising and his active involvement in the community render him exceptionally suited to lead The Arc Westchester Foundation. Before taking on his role at The Arc Westchester Foundation, Mr. ClarkRead More

The Arc Westchester Foundation Board of Directors


Rudolf Laager, President

Margaret Vogt, Secretary/Treasurer



Jonathan Ferguson

Elaine Masket, Esq.

Laura Scherr Saggese

Nikol Thompson

David Walker

Lawrence M. Waterhouse III


William V. Healey, Esq.

Lawrence McNaughton



Steven Masket, Esq.

Robert Nuccio

Abbey Reuben

Rosa Rodriguez

Katharine W. Conroy, Esq.

Jeffrey Wood


Barry Clark, Executive Director

Fran Higgins, Deputy Executive Director

Todd Bazzini, Director of Volunteer Services and Fund Development

Elyse Fowler, Director of Individual Giving

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