Welcome HabCenter’s New Board of Director – Sarah Pearson!

Sarah Pearson currently serves as the Executive Vice President for the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce. In this role, Sarah directs a team of Chamber professionals, supporting more than 1,600 Member companies. She started her Chamber career in 2006 with the largest and most influential Chamber in the state of Oregon, the Chamber of Medford/Jackson County, which had more than 1,700 members. In December 2010, after four enriching and educational years in Oregon, Sarah moved across the country and joined the professional team at the Boca Chamber. In her current role, Sarah works to represent the interests of the 130,000 employees of Chamber Member businesses. Her areas of focus are on economic advancement, public policy/advocacy and business development. She is also responsible for overseeing the efforts related to marketing and communications, programs, events, membership development, and The Chamber’s Education Foundation (Golden Bell) as well as the Political Action Committee (BLU-PAC). Sarah’s passion for the role that Chambers play in the business community is what fuels her continued growth in the industry. Sarah currently serves as Chair of the South East Region for the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals (FACP) and has completed her Institute of Organizational Management (IOM) Certification.

At HabCenter, Sarah will play a vital role in advancing our mission to empower and enhance the lives of people with disabilities. We are thrilled to welcome her to our board of directors and look forward to an exciting journey of teamwork and leadership, dedicated to creating a meaningful and lasting impact on our community and beyond.

From all of us at HabCenter Boca Raton, we extend a warm welcome to Sarah as she joins our board!!

About the HabCenter:

HabCenter Boca Raton is a nonprofit organization that opened its doors in 1978 to equip adults with special needs with the knowledge, skills, and behavior needed to lead useful and productive lives with dignity, respect, and independence. HabCenter provides a safe, enriching environment to empower the spirit of those individuals it serves and encourage their unlimited potential. Essential programs the HabCenter offers are Social Services, and mental-wellness counseling, Developmental Training, Programs in Education, Art and Recreation (P.E.A.R.), and Vocational Training within HabCo Manufacturing and the HabCenter Plant Nursery that provide horticultural training. HabCenter also offers local businesses and universities partnership opportunities through HabCo Manufacturing, the Nursery and counseling, special education and occupational therapy internship programs. HabCenter also has a Supported Employment program, which provides competitive integrated employment (CIE) opportunities for clients who can work in the community by preparing them with the knowledge, skills and behaviors they need to be successful. To learn more, visit habcenter.org.