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

Serving on the following Committees: Executive (Chair), Audit & Investment


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

Serving on the following Committees: Executive & Membership (Chair)


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

Serving on the following Committees: Executive, Finance (Chair) & Fund Development


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

Serving on the following Committees: Executive, Governance & Conference


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

Serving on the following Committees: Executive & Governance (Chair)


Lee Nasehi headshot 2020Lee Nasehi
President-CEO, 
VisionServe Alliance
St. Louis, MO


Board at-Large

 

Serving January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2022

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

Serving on the following Committees: Audit & Fund Development (Chair)


Libby Murphy headshot

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

Serving on the following Committees: Public Policy (Chair) & Conference


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

Serving on the following Committees: Governance & Audit (Chair)


Serving January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2020

 

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

Serving on the following Committees: Investments (Chair) & Membership


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

Serving on the following Committees: Public Policy & Conference (Chair)


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

Serving on the following Committees: Governance, Finance & Fund Development


Serving January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021

 

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

Serving on the following Committees: Membership & Conference


Courtney Plotner headshotCourtney Plotner
Member-at-Large, 
ABVI- South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Serving on the following Committees: Membership & Public Policy


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

Serving on the following Committees: Finance & Investments