VisionServe Alliance Honors Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones Receives a VisionServe Alliance 2024 Annual Award


VisionServe Alliance Honors Leslie Jones with the 2024 Roxann Mayros Organizational Champion Award

VisionServe Alliance is thrilled to honor Leslie Jones, Executive Director of The Filomen M. D’Agostino Greenberg Music School for her exceptional leadership and commitment to ensure people living with blindness and low vision have access to high-quality music education.

Leslie has been instrumental in developing an accessible music technology program at the school and expanding community outreach and visibility through partnerships with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 92nd Street Y, New York and with the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library of The New York Public Library. She has served on the New York and Montana State Arts Councils, and the Advisory Board of the Performing Arts Division at Rowan University.

“Leslie continues to enhance programs and visibility for this vital cultural organization that engages people with vision loss through music and the arts,” said Lee Nasehi, President and CEO of VisionServe Alliance.

The Board of Directors of VisionServe Alliance created the Roxann Mayros Champion Award to highlight the legacy of her service to the field and as the first CEO of VisionServe Alliance, the first national association of non-profit organizational leaders dedicated to improving services and opportunities for people of all ages living with blindness and low vision.The 2024 Roxann Mayros Organizational Champion Awards will becommemorated at the Tuesday, April 16th Awards Luncheon at VisionServe Alliance’s Focused on the Future Leadership Conference, in Kansas City, MO. Learn more about VisionServe Alliance’s Annual Awards and annual conference

About VisionServe Alliance
VisionServe leads an alliance of 130+ member organizations that vastly improve the lives of people with blindness and low vision. VisionServe Alliance collaborates with leaders to enhance the health of the BVI field by maximizing engagement with life-changing vision rehabilitation training and services, addressing strategic issues impacting the field, cultivating leadership, enhancing management systems, sharing best practices, increased capacity-building and sustainability, informing public policy, developing groundbreaking data reports highlighting profound issues impacting people with blindness and vision loss, and more. VisionServe Alliance also leads the Aging and Vision Loss National Coalition (AVLNC), a consortium of leaders advocating for the needs of adults 65+ with blindness and low vision.

About VisionServe Alliance Annual Awards and Leadership Conference
VisionServe Alliance bestows its Annual Awards on leaders and innovators in the BVI field. Leaders receive Annual Awards in several categories at our annual leadership conference.

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