VSA Honors Alison Clougherty and Stacy Cornwall

Alison Clougherty and Stacy Cornwall Receive a 2024 Annual Award


VisionServe Alliance Honors Alison Clougherty and Stacy Cornwall with the 2024 Roxann Mayros Organizational Champion Award

VisionServe Alliance is thrilled to honor Alison Clougherty, Executive Director of Programs & Services and Stacy Cornwall, Executive Director of Finance & Administration, both Co-Founders of Blind Early Services TN (BEST).

We extend our deepest gratitude to Alison Clougherty and Stacy Cornwall for their commitment, determination, and service in support of people with blindness and low vision. Alison and Stacy have young sons who are visually impaired and who fuel their passion to create life-changing programs for visually impaired children and their families.

“Alison and Stacy are inspiring examples of the tenacity and commitment we see among so many parents of young children with vision loss. The programs they’ve developed for advocacy, early intervention, and support create a vital resource for families adjusting to a new and unexpected way of life,” 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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