Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Serving January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2022

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Lauren Branch

Chair, NewView Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK

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

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Bernadette Kappen

Vice-Chair,  NY Institute for Special Education
Bronx, NY

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

Dennis Steiner

Treasurer, VisionCorps
Lancaster, PA

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

Shari Roeseler

Secretary, Society for the Blind Sacramento
Sacramento, CA

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

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Miki Jordan

Immediate Past Chair,  Wayfinder Family Services
Los Angeles, CA

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

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Lee Nasehi

President-CEO,  VisionServe Alliance
St. Louis, MO

Board at Large

Serving January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2022

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

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

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

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Renee Vidrine

Member-at-Large,  Lighthouse Louisiana
New Orleans, LA

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

Serving January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2023

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David Morgan

Member-at-Large,  Future In Sight
Concord, NH

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

Serving January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021

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Courtney Plotner

Member-at-Large, ABVI- South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Serving on the following Committees: Membership & Public Policy

Bryan Bashin

Member-at-Large, LightHouse for the Blind San Francisco

Serving on the following Committees: