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Allegany Arc Promotes Perkins

Allegany Arc is pleased to announce the promotion of Heather Perkins to Vice President of Program Services. In her new position, Heather will oversee Allegany Arc’s Independent Living facilities, crisis work and behavior plan development, as well as the agency’s Day Habilitation, Family Care and Residential Programs.

Heather began her career at Allegany Arc in 2003 as a Medicaid Service Coordinator. She was then promoted to Behavior Technician in 2006, Behavior Specialist in 2009 and Director for Behavioral Services in 2015. Heather has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, a Master’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Heather is actively involved with several Allegany Arc committees including Community 5K Run/Walk (chair), Sexuality Education (chair), Wellness, and Remembrance. Outside of Allegany Arc, Heather is a member of the Wellsville Rotary Club, Allegany County Critical Incident Stress Team for First Responders, coaches various youth sports and is a member of Chi Sigma Lota.

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