Program Administrator, Advanced Teacher
Diane MacDonald, RN, MSN
The Arvigo Institute is operated by Diane and Stephen MacDonald. Diane is the managing director having earned a Master's in Nursing in 1998, employed as a Family Nurse Practitioners until 2005. Since 2001, Diane has been actively involved with Dr. Arvigo, DN developing and managing the program of study for the Arvigo Institute.
Stephen MacDonald, BS, MAT
Stephen MacDonald holds a BS and MAT in secondary education and has taught English at the secondary level and worked as a technical writer and trainer in the private sector and holds a certificate in massage therapy. He assists in long term planning and coordinates teaching standards and compliance.
Office Manager and Events Coordinator
Melinda Adams, AD
Melinda Adams, holds an Associates Degree from Keene State College. She serves as our office manager overseeing daily operations and event liaison with our contracted venue centers. She has been with the Institute since 2004. Melinda is very busy with her life outside of work with her husband and 4 beautiful children.
Class & Teacher Coordinator
Karen Conrow, BS
Karen is originally from Texas and has a BS from SW Texas State University. She has many years' experience in both corporate and non-profit settings working in areas such as training and course development along with office administration and executive support. In her spare time you can find Karen doing anything from digging in the dirt at home, cooking up something in the kitchen or maybe working on developing or facilitating a spiritual retreat. One of her favorite places to be is hanging out with her family and pets at home by the fire.
Office Assistant/Social Media and Marketing
Heidi Crowell, BS
Heidi Crowell has a BS in Environmental Studies and Geography from Keene State College. In addition to her employment with the Insitute, she is a professional dog walker/pet sitter and an Emergency Medical Technician. Heidi enjoys time with her husband two canine children. She likes long walks and candlelight dinners.