Association Resource Center Welcomes New Executive Team Member, Douglas Erber

Expanding expertise and energy for client partners

Folsom, California —The Association Resource Center (ARC) is excited to welcome Douglas Erber to its senior management team. Erber is taking on the role of executive director for the Infant Development Association of California (IDA), replacing Debbe Dreher, who is stepping down in anticipation of retirement. Erber’s addition to the team also marks a landmark for ARC, as he is the company’s first completely remote employee.

Erber has a fantastic background in successful non-profit management and building relationships in his previous positions. In his past role at the Japan America Society of Southern California, he took on many diverse responsibilities such as marketing and communications, fundraising, executive director, and president. Personally and professionally, he has a passion for working for the betterment of children and families facing early life challenges, leading to his successful placement with IDA. Currently, Erber also volunteers his time as co-chair of California’s Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Intervention and president of the board of the Autism Partnership Foundation.

“I am excited about joining the ARC team to serve as executive director for its client, IDA,” commented Erber. “For the past decade, I’ve volunteered in leadership positions to benefit people with special needs, especially children.” He added, “The position at IDA, through the ARC, is exactly the career opportunity I was seeking.”

“Doug is an incredible person with a high level of professional acumen coupled with personal passion, a great demeanor, and a ‘can do’ spirit that will benefit our client partner and those on our team, as a whole,” said Camron King, ARC’s president. “Doug has jumped into his role quickly and we look forward to working together for years to come.”

About the Association Resource Center
The Association Resource Center, one of California’s leading association management companies, serves more than 20 association partners and has a staff of 26 professionals providing comprehensive expertise to manage associations for long-term success.

About the Infant Development Association of California (IDA)
IDA is a nonprofit, membership organization founded in 1983 to promote collaboration and networking opportunities among professionals working with children with special needs, age birth to three. It is the only multidisciplinary organization that brings together physical and occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, licensed marriage and family therapists, behavior analysts, and early intervention educators. Recognized for its leadership and advocacy for early intervention in California, IDA presents training and policy seminars, conferences, newsletters, and position statements for its members, elected officials, families, students, and the general public. IDA’s operations are primarily funded by grants, event registration fees, corporate donations, and generous support from its active membership.