Who Are We?

a chapter of The Arc New York

What is Mountain Lake Services

As the Chapter of The Arc New York in Essex County, the history of Mountain Lake Services is one of evolution, expansion and individual focus.

Beginning in 1967 with 15 North Country citizens concerned with the lack of supports for people with disabilities, deciding to form a committee to address these needs, continuing with the opening of Essex Industries and local group homes in 1974, never looking back from that time forward, Mountain Lake Services is a fascinating story with many chapters, many highlights, all involving inclusion, independence, and success.

Mountain Lakes Services’ mission is to partner with people of all abilities to live their very best lives. Its vision is to be an inspirational model for advancing people’s journey through excellence, innovation, and connections.


Mountain Lakes Services credo is to:

  • Appreciate and respect the unique contributions of each person.
  • Prioritize personal and corporate wellness.
  • Build teams through integrity, transparency, kindness and empathy.
  • Inspire personal growth through work, training, education and experiences. Create meaningful connections every day.
  • Empower people to balance informed risk-taking with ownership of responsibility. Utilize innovative well-defined processes and procedures that fit individuals' life styles and needs.
  • Develop and maintain trust with all of our stakeholders.
  • Facilitate relationships that cultivate the wellbeing of our communities.
  • Commit to being conscientious stewards who maximize and diversify our resources.

Board Members

Laurie A. Kelley

Shelley Winters

Cherie Indelicato, Esq.

Diane Lashway

William Bradley

George Briggs

John Deming

Emily Fortier

Nina Matteau

Donna Shave

Executive Leadership Team

Jack M. Mudge

Executive Director

Amy Gaddor

Director of Human Resources

Beth McKenna

Chief Operating Officer

Ed Mason

Chief Financial Officer

Carlton Sabatini

Data & Planning Officer

Tara Peters

Director of Quality and Training

Roxanne Burns

Director of Business Services

Tabitha Bradley, BSN, RN

Director of Nursing Services

Anthony Charles

Associate Director of Investigations and Risk

Steve Lewis

Senior Director of Supported Employment & Community Services

Sarah Louer, LCSW, LICSW

Director of Clinical Services and Cornerstone Program

Melissa Newell

Director of Northern Residential Region

Michele Flanigan

Director of Southern Residential Region

Leta MacDougal

Director of Central Residential Region

John Gereau

Director of Essex Industries

Jeremy Devins

Director of Buildings and Grounds
Mountain Lake Services

Administration Office

  • 10 St. Patrick's Place
    Port Henry, NY 12974

Office Hours

  • Mon - Fri
    8:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat - Sun
    Offices Closed

Contact

  • 518-546-3381

  • 518-546-7138

Corporate Compliance: All correspondence to the above address or phone/fax numbers will be routed to its appropriate destination.

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