Christopher J. Tibbs
Chief Executive Officer
The Arc of the Peninsulas formed a three-year strategic partnership with Peninsula Services to study the viability and benefits of merging or consolidating their respective agencies. Under the terms of the affiliation agreement, Christopher J. Tibbs was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Peninsulas Services on September 1, 2023. In addition to his duties as CEO for Peninsula Services, Mr. Tibbs serves as CEO for The Arc of the Peninsulas.
With more than a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector, Mr. Tibbs is a proven visionary leader who strives to positively impact the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families. As Chief Executive Officer of Peninsula Services, a nonprofit organization that provides employment, training, and support services to individuals with disabilities in the Olympic Peninsula region, Mr. Tibbs champions all opportunities for inclusion and acceptance throughout our community.
In addition to his role at Peninsula Services, Mr. Tibbs has served as Chief Executive Officer of The Arc of the Peninsulas since 2017. The Arc is a nonprofit advocacy organization that promotes the acceptance and inclusion of people of all abilities. Mr. Tibbs most recent accomplishment at The Arc has been securing more than $9.9M in grant funding for the construction of The Bill Mahan Apartments. This affordable housing project will provide 22 housing units for low-income members of our community. Mr. Tibbs has successfully restored The Arc of the Peninsulas from the brink of financial collapse, increasing annual revenue by sixfold and expanding new programs and services for the benefit of our community.
Prior to joining The Arc, Mr. Tibbs served as a public policy consultant for various public agencies, including Mason County and Kitsap Transit.