The Arc Prince George’s County Announces Two New Board Members
LARGO, MD – The Arc Prince George’s County is pleased to announce the appointment of two new
members to its board of directors who will serve two-year terms.
Joining the Board of Directors are Harrison C Nwozo Jr. and Michelle Harris. “We are excited to welcome Harrison and Michelle to our board of directors,” says Board Chair Adeyinka Ogunlegan. “They each bring many years of experience in leadership, nonprofit operations, community development and strategy implementation that are paramount to us during these uncertain times.” “Their expertise is vital to our operational response to the current pandemic as we navigate safety protocols and offer top-notch remote support to our community,” added The Arc’s Executive Director Rob Malone.
Harrison is currently a Community Developer/Liaison for the Office of Community Relations agency in
Prince George’s County Government where he develops strategic partnerships, programs, public relations, outreach, and marketing strategies and initiatives that promote the success of communities throughout Prince George’s County. Previously, Harrison was the Director of Marketing and community relations of Tribex Marketing Group, where he led the company in extensive community outreach, community development, and program management. He focused on empowering people to revitalize their communities by equipping them with the necessary skills, knowledge tools, and resources to overcome historic disparities and hardships.
In November 2014, he won the Trailblazer in Innovative Marketing and Humanitarian Services award. More
recently, in November 2018, he received an award for Community Advocacy in the Washington DC
Metropolitan area. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Economics from the
University of the District of Columbia and a Master of Science in Technology Management from the
University of Maryland Global Campus.
Michelle is currently the vice president of membership and marketing of the Software & Information IndustryAssociation (SIIA). She most recently served as the vice president of membership, marketing and development at the News Media Alliance where she led marketing, branding and external affairs initiatives. Her prior leadership roles include vice president of marketing, communications and programs at NABA, Inc.,national director of partnerships at the Clean Economy Network and senior director of programs and operations at the Electric Drive Transportation. Harris serves on the YMCA Anthony Bowen board of directors. She holds a Bachelor of Administration in Urban Planning and a Master of Science in marketing from the University of Maryland.
The Arc is the largest disability service provider in Prince George’s County serving more than 650 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and a network of more than 3,000 families who count on The Arc for education, advocacy and information. The 68-year-old agency offers residential services, community supports, day programs, job training, and case management for infants and toddlers among other services.