All About Developmental Disabilities Boosts Board of Directors with Three New Metro Atlanta Leaders

AADD provides support services, advocacy and training to families living with developmental disabilities
AADD adds three new board members: Nancy Rizor, Janet Deal and Charles Lundquist
AADD adds three new board members: Nancy Rizor, Janet Deal and Charles Lundquist
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Nov. 12, 2012 - PRLog -- All About Developmental Disabilities (AADD) – Atlanta’s preeminent nonprofit provider of support services for families living with developmental disabilities – is entering its new fiscal year with an updated Board of Directors.  The agency has appointed community volunteer Nancy Rizor; developmental disability service leader Janet P. Deal; and accounting professional Charles T. Lundquist as new additions to its Board of Directors.

“We are excited to add our new board members,” said Lisa R. Blanco, AADD Board President.  “They bring experience, passion and a perspective we need as we implement our new strategic plan.”

Nancy Rizor
A Virginia native, Nancy received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia.  After serving fifteen years as an emergency room nurse, she became a full-time mother and an active community volunteer.  She serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Virginia School of Nursing and Alzheimer’s Society of Atlanta. As a member of the Cathedral of St. Philip of Atlanta she performs many leadership roles with the Church, including: Chairman of the Cathedral Antiques Show; Executive Committee Member, Vestry; Treasurer; Chairman of the Finance Committee; President of Episcopal Church Women; and Co-Chair of the Annual Stewardship Fund.  

Nancy is a currently a licensed Real Estate Salesperson with Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty of Atlanta.  Nancy is married to Randy F. Rizor, a physician in Atlanta; and they have two children, Crawford and James.

Janet P. Deal
Recently retired after a 30-year career of supporting individuals with developmental disabilities, Janet’s most recent positions were Director of Developmental Disabilities Services for the DeKalb Community Service Board and Regional Director for ResCare for Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee.  She was the founding member of the Service Provider Association on Developmental Disabilities and served as President and Board Member from its formation until her retirement. She also served on the Board of the Georgia Chapter of the American Association on Intellectual Disabilities (AAIDD) and was the recipient of the Southeastern AAIDD Richard Dillard Award for Leadership.  

Janet’s other professional involvement includes serving on the Governor’s Health Strategies Council, the Aging and Developmental Disabilities Coalition, and the Advisory Board for the formation of the Kennesaw State University Academy for Inclusive Adult Education.  In addition to her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Janet holds a Masters in Public Administration from Georgia State University.  She has two daughters and three granddaughters.

Charles T. Lundquist, CPA, CVA
With 15 years of public accounting experience, Charlie serves a variety of clients needs in the areas of business and individual taxation, business valuation, and litigation support for complex litigation.  He is currently the Tax Manager and Director of Valuation & Litigation Services at Duggan & Massey, PC.  He has extensive experience in business valuations for estate and gift tax, business planning and litigation purposes.  He is a licensed CPA in Georgia and Mississippi, a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.  

Charlie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Samford University and received an MBA in Finance from the University of Mississippi.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Georgia Society of CPAs, and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

About All About Developmental Disabilities
Founded in 1956, All About Developmental Disabilities (AADD) is an Atlanta-based non-profit organization dedicated to creating lifelong support, education and opportunities for children, adults and families living with developmental disabilities.  AADD provides support services, advocacy and training to families living with developmental disabilities.

Developmental disabilities are defined as severe chronic disabilities that limit three or more critical functional abilities. Examples include Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, autism disorders, fetal alcohol disorders and intellectual disabilities. These disabilities often manifest early in life (before age 22) and last a lifetime.

Georgia relies on an antiquated system of services and support that cannot be sustained long-term.  Economic uncertainties are reducing funding support, even as the number of people in need increases.  AADD offers a range of services focusing on Family Support, Public Policy and Advocacy and Community Engagement.  For more information, go to or call us at (404) 881-9777.
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