About Us

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How We Got Started

In 1965, a group of concerned and dedicated community members joined forces to provide services for individuals with disabilities. Most of those gathered had children living with disabilities.  Together they raised resources and officially launched MSDC in October 1976. 

Meet Our
Management Team

Rick Thompson headshot

Rick Thompson


Johanna Bauer headshot

Josh Martin

Chief Operations Officer

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Jane Pollitt

Vice President
Children’s Services

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Pam Landesman

Vice President
Adult Services

Carrie Schadek headshot

Carrie Schadek

Vice President
Residential Services

Meet Our Board of Directors

Adam Lukenbill


Joe Hunting


Anthony Black


James Clevenger


Alison Murphy


Emily King


Rachel Oesterreich


John Oliver


Alice Paulsen


Melinda Straeter


Todd Zeltwanger

Our Annual Reports

MSDC 2022 Annual Report