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for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

American Foundation for the Blind's Board of Trustees

Larry Kimbler, Chair
Retired Senior Executive, Staubach Company

James H. McLaughlin, Vice Chair
CEO, J.H. McLaughlin & Co., LLC

Peter D. Tonks, Treasurer
Executive Vice President & CFO, Nassau Broadcasting Partners, L.P.

Elaine J. Pommells, Secretary
Chief Financial Administrative Officer, Stanley Isaacs Neighborhood Center, Inc.

Kirk Adams
President/CEO, Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind

Elcio Barcelos
Vice President, HR Personal Systems America, Hewlett Packard Company

Cathy Burns
President/CEO, Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Concetta F. Conkling, Former Board Chair
Retired Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank

Debbie Dennis
Chair, AFB Center on Vision Loss
Vice President-Dallas Region Customer Operations, Oncor

Diane L. Fazzi
Acting Dean and Associate Dean, Charter College of Education at California State University (CSULA)

Theodore S. Francavilla
Former EVP & COO, Lighthouse International

Melanie Lockwood Herman
Executive Director, Nonprofit Risk Management Center

Marjorie Kaiser, Ed.D.
Superintendent, South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

James Kesteloot
Retired CEO, Chicago Lighthouse

Shafiq A. Khan
Senior Vice President eCommerce, Marriott International

Patricia Leader
Vision Specialist, Cupertino School District

Christopher (Kit) J. Migel
Retired Executive Vice President, General Reinsurance

Kenneth Miller
Consultant

George Pocheptsov
Artist; Analyst, The Blackstone Group

Barbara Rifkind
Barbara Rifkind LLC

Milt Springut
Springut Law PC

Paul Sullivan
Author and Columnist

Jeff Thom, Esq.
President, California Council of the Blind

Norb Vonnegut
Author; former Managing Director, Silvercrest Asset Management

Cynthia A. Watson
Manager, Contract Services, Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind

Joan Meyer Weisberg
President, Arthurs Enterprises State Electric Supply Company and Service Wire Company

Pamela L. Weisberg
Attorney, private practice

Susan Weidle
Retired Executive Director, Johnson & Johnson

Thomas Wlodkowski
Vice President of Accessibility, Comcast

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