PACER is a Minnesota nonprofit, tax-exempt organization and a national parent center that provides information, training, and assistance to parents of children and young adults with all disabilities; physical, learning, cognitive, emotional, and health. Its mission is to improve and expand opportunities that enhance the quality of life for children and youth with disabilities and their families.
PACER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Leading PACER Center is Paula F. Goldberg, the Executive Director. Paula co-founded PACER in 1976. PACER opened its first office in August 1978.
PACER maintains several boards and committees that support the mission and activities of the organization. The majority of PACER’s Board of Directors are parents of children with disabilities.
PACER Center Board of Directors 2019-2020
Head of Strategic Resourcing, Thomson Reuters
CEO, Executive Management Services
Senior Director of Corporate Development, Winslow Capital
Litigation Counsel, Optum
Partner, Parenteau Graves
Judge, Ramsey County, Minnesota
Senior Counsel, Thrivent Financial
New Product Development, United Health Group
Co-Founder, Minnesota Latino Caucus
Vice President Total Rewards, Xcel Energy
Partner, Faegre Drinker
Early Learning Lead Coordinator, Mounds View Public Schools
Attorney, Heley, Duncan & Melander, LLP
Chief Marketing Officer, SPS Commerce
Ken Rosenblum, M.D.
Owner, Co-Operative Plating Co.
Marketing Manager, Best Buy
Executive Vice President Global Marketing and Communications, Ecolab
Former Speech Language Therapist
Managing Partner, Verizon Wireless
Autism Specialist, Vocational Rehabilitation Services