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AFB Leadership and Staff

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AFB Leadership

Kirk Adams, President and CEO
Kelly Bleach, Chief Administrative Officer
Rick Bozeman, Chief Financial Officer
Adrianna Montague-Devaud, Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
Paul Schroeder, Vice President, Programs and Policy
Sonya Shiflet, Chief Human Resources and Planning Officer
Robin Vogel, Vice President, Resource Development

AFB Staff by Department

Executive Office

Kirk Adams, President and CEO
Stacy Rollins, Executive Administrative Assistant


Rick Bozeman, Chief Financial Officer
Patsy Carvache, Controller
Cynthia Howerton, Payroll Administrator/Staff Accountant
Michelle Kitchen, Accounting Assistant
Tim Meadows, Staff Accountant

Human Resources

Sonya Shiflet, Chief Human Resources & Planning Officer
Lisa Santamarina, Human Resources Generalist

Technical Services and Web Services

Kelly Bleach, Chief Administrative Officer

Technical Services

Roberto Hernandez, Network Systems Engineer
Bronwyn Smiley, Administrative Coordinator
Heather Spence, Customer Service Associate
Aziz Kabulniyazov, Computer Systems Administrator

Web Services

Crista Earl, Director, Web Services
Ashish Pandey, Web Services Programmer
Cynthia Simmons, Administrative Assistant


Adrianna Montague-Devaud, Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
Tina Chapman, Sales & Media Manager
Anne Durham, Marketing Manager
Amanda Kolling, Marketing and Communications Manager
Elizabeth Neal, Associate Director, Web Content Strategy
Jeremy Ramsier, Web Content Coordinator
Helen Selsdon, Archivist, Helen Keller Archives

Programs and Policy

Paul Schroeder, Vice President

AFB Press and Professional Development

George Abbott, Director, AFB Press and Professional Development
Ellen Bilofsky, Executive Editor, AFB Press
Rebecca Burrichter, Senior Editor, JVIB
Jenese Croasdale, Rights and Administrative Manager
Beatrice Jacinto, Database and Electronic Publications Editor
Matthew Janusauskas, TTAP Project Associate
Alina Vayntrub, Project Editor

Ike Presley, Program Manager, Professional Development
Shirley Landrum, Office Administrator

AFB Tech and Consulting Services

Lee Huffman, AccessWorld Editor and Manager, Technology Information
Marilyn Burns, Executive Secretary
John Lilly, National Technology Associate Mobile
Aaron Preece, National Technology Associate
William Reuschel, Manager, Technical Solutions

Center on Vision Loss and Web Programs

Kevin Dougherty, Office Administrator
Neva Fairchild, National Independent Living and Employment Specialist
Katy Lewis, Web Programs Content Specialist
Joyce Sampson, Volunteer Assistant
Priscilla Rogers, Program Manager, Vision Aware
Scott Truax, Program Manager, FamilyConnect

Public Policy Center

Sarah Malaier, Programs and Policy Coordinator
Mark Richert, Director, Public Policy
Rebecca Sheffield, Senior Policy Researcher

Resource Development

Robin Vogel, Vice President
Meghan Duffy, Grants Coordinator
Cate Dolan, Institutional Giving Officer
Vivienne Heston, Special Projects and Giving Officer
Ilana Lewin, Individual Giving Officer
Stephanie Sauer, Stewardship Coordinator
Suzette Williams, Resource Development Coordinator
Diane Wright, Direct Mail & Operations Manager

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