Monarch CEO Dr. Peggy Terhune appointed to NAMI state board

Since she was named Monarch’s executive director in 1995, Terhune has led the initiative to strengthen the organization’s footprint across North Carolina. Under her leadership, Monarch now supports thousands of people statewide with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance use challenges. Terhune’s passion and desire to put people first has contributed to the growth and stability of the organization.

In addition to her latest appointment, Terhune has served on numerous boards, including the National Board of Directors for the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) and is a representative of The Arc of the United States. She was selected to serve on the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Waiver Advisory Committee (DWAC) and appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to serve on North Carolina’s five-member Medicaid Reform Advisory Group.

Established in 1958, Monarch is a non-profit organization that provides support statewide to thousands of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance abuse challenges. The agency is nationally accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) and certified by The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services as a Critical Access Behavioral Health Agency (CABHA). Monarch operates The Arc of Stanly County, which is a chapter of The Arc of North Carolina and The Arc of the United States. To learn more about how Monarch provides support for people living in our communities, please call (866) 272-7826 or visit www.MonarchNC.org.                                                                                                                                                        
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