Executive Committee

Serving January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020

John Mitchell headshot John Mitchell
Chairperson, 
Cincinnati Assoc. for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Cincinnati, OH


Bernadette KappenBernadette Kappen
Vice-Chair, 
NY Institute for Special Education
Bronx, NY


Lauren Branch headshotLauren Branch
Treasurer, 
NewView Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK


Mike McGowan head shotMike McGowan
Secretary, 
NOAH (National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation)
Chicago, IL


Miki JordanMiki Jordan
Immediate Past Chair, 
Wayfinder Family Services
Los Angeles, CA


Lee Nasehi headshotLee Nasehi
President-CEO, 
VisionServe Alliance
St. Louis, MO


Board at-Large

 

Serving January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2019

Erika Petach headshot
Erika Petach
Member-at-Large,
 Blind and Vision Rehab Services of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA


Libby Murphy headshot

Libby Murphy
Member-at-Large,  Louisiana Association for the Blind
Shreveport, LA


Renee Vidrine headshot
Renee Vidrine
Member-at-Large,  Lighthouse Louisiana
New Orleans, LA

 


Serving January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2020

 

David Morgan headshotDavid Morgan
Member-at-Large, 
Future In Sight
Concord, NH


Shari Roeseler headshotShari Roeseler
Member-at-Large, 
Society for the Blind Sacramento
Sacramento, CA


Dennis Steiner headshotDennis Steiner
Member-at-Large,
VisionCorps
Lancaster, PA

 


Serving January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021

 

Joe Bogart headshotJoe Bogart
Member-at-Large,
 Blinded Veterans Association
Alexandria, VA


Thomas Panek headshotThomas Panek
Member-at-Large, 
Guiding Eyes for the Blind
Yorktown, NY

 


Ken Warkentin headshot

Ken Warkentin
Member-at-Large, 
Valley Center for the Blind
Fresno, CA