Paul Bussell, the outgoing Executive Director of The Arc Nassau, is an exemplary leader whose six years of dedicated service have left an indelible mark on the organization. With a remarkable fifty years of experience in the nonprofit sector under his belt, Paul has brought a wealth of knowledge, compassion, and vision to his role. Throughout his tenure, he has demonstrated unwavering commitment to The Arc Nassau’s mission, tirelessly advocating for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Under his guidance, the organization has flourished, reaching new heights of excellence and impact within the community. Paul’s leadership during the challenging times of the pandemic has been particularly commendable, as he navigated the organization through unprecedented challenges while prioritizing the safety and well-being of staff and clients alike. His adept management ensured that The Arc Nassau not only weathered the storm but emerged stronger and more resilient than ever before. As Paul prepares to retire in May, his legacy of compassion, dedication, and integrity will continue to inspire all those who have had the privilege of working alongside him. The Arc Nassau and the broader nonprofit community are deeply grateful for his decades of service and wish him all the best in his well-deserved retirement. Paul is 50!

Meet Kyle Carr, a valued community member celebrating his 50th birthday alongside The Arc Nassau’s big 50th Year Anniversary! Kyle is like a shining star for our group, always ready to lend a hand. He’s super friendly and loves telling folks about what we do. Whether it’s handing out brochures or chatting with people, Kyle’s the best at spreading the word about our organization. We’re lucky to have him on our team! Kyle is 50!

As Stephanie Cagle celebrates her 50th birthday during The Arc Nassau’s 50-year celebration, she’s been our Accounting Manager for six years. Stephanie is from Hilliard, where she lives with her husband Ricky, four energetic kids, and her adorable grandson. She’s been a vital part of our team, always showing dedication and expertise in her work. Stephanie’s not just about numbers; she’s caring and hardworking. As she reaches this special milestone, let’s celebrate Stephanie for her leadership and kindness. Stephanie is 50!