Friends of SCLARC, Inc. Secretary Glenda Lang has been working to improve the lives of families for more than two decades. She is the executive director of Birth and Family Services, Inc., an agency that provides independent and supportive living skills to men and women in the parenting phase of their lives. With a biological science degree from Howard University, course work at the Graduate School of Education at American University in Washington D.C. and certification in childbirth education from UCLA, Ms. Lang also helps hone the parenting skills of the developmentally disabled. Her dedication to empowering families was acknowledged by the American Association of Mental Retardation 50 (Region II) with the 2001 Humanitarian Award. Glenda is also a former board member of SCLARC where she co-chaired the Vendor Advisory Committee and is a long-time member of the American Society for Psycho prophylaxis in Obstetrics (ASPO)/Lamaze International group. She brings her extensive knowledge of the challenges that developmentally disabled parents face to her work on the Friends of SCLARC board of directors where she will use her business expertise to help shape the policy and practices for this new organization.