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Local Contacts

Most of the following local contacts are parents of blind children, but a few of them are dedicated blind members of the NFB who care deeply about blind children. Some of the parent contacts are elected leaders in their state NOPBC division, while others are working toward establishing a parent group in their state. All of them, however, have two things in common: they are volunteers and they are committed to the mission of the NOPBC and the philosophy of the NFB.

In spite of busy schedules, these mothers and fathers donate their time so that they can give back to others some of the hope, inspiration, and knowledge that they have gained from the NOPBC and the NFB.

 

None of us has all the answers to all the questions about blindness, nor can we solve all the problems faced by blind students and their families; however, we can support each other, encourage each other, and work to find solutions together. When you send an e-mail or pick up the phone to call the contact in your state, be sure to ask how you can join the NOPBC division and/or the NFB chapter in your area.

Your membership does matter. Through our united, volunteer efforts, we are making a difference for our blind children.

 

Sandra Oliver, NOPBC Treasurer
email - Sandra.oliver@ey.com

Alaska
Pam Gebert, President
Alaska Parents of Blind Children
Anchorage, AK
Phone: (907) 522-1590

Alabama
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659
 

Arkansas

Terry Sheeler, Parent Contact
479-582-0091

Arizona
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

California
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

Colorado
Everett Romero, President
Colorado Parents of Blind Children
303-242-7797

Connecticut
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

District of Columbia
Mary Taylor, Parent Contact
202-487-9485

Joie Stuart, Parent Contact
202-269-3917

Delaware
Donna Frost, Parent Contact
302-475-0960

Florida
Cherice Fleming Togun, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children

 

Georgia
Hayley Alli, President
Georgia Parents of Blind Children

Hawaii
Tammy Robar, Parent Contact
808-685-5751

Iowa
Carrie Thomson, President
Iowa Parents of Blind Children
515-834-9003

Idaho
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

Illinois
Eliza Ellett, Parent Contact
847-530-9809
elizaellett @yahoo.com

Indiana
Amber Hall, President
Indiana Parents of Blind Children
317-918-2173

Kansas
CKim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

Kentucky
Maria Jones, President
Kentucky Parents of Blind Children
502-493-8797

Louisiana
Alison Tarver, President
Louisiana Parents of Blind Children
Cell 318-730-2535
parent@lcb-ruston.com
http://www.nfbla.org/parents-of-blind-children/

Massachusetts
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

Maryland
Melissa Riccobono, President
Maryland Parents of Blind Children
443-803-0266

Maine
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

Michigan
Sharon Darga, Parent Contact
231-947-3972

Minnesota
Dorrie Miller, Parent Contact
231-947-3972

Mississippi
Wingfield Bouchard, President
Mississippi Parents of Blind Children
662-769-2450

Missouri
Rosina Foster, President
Missouri Parents of Blind Children
417-469-0588

Montana
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

North Carolina
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

North Dakota
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

Nebraska
Merry-Noel Chamberlain, Parent Contact
402-614-2133

New Hampshire
Penny Duffy, President
New Hampshire Parents of Blind Children
603-892-6355

New Jersey
Holly Miller, President
Parents of Blind Children-New Jersey
732-542-3633

New Mexico
Alexia Switzer, President
New Mexico Parents of Blind Children
505-859-5909

New York
Maria Garcia, President
New York Parents of Blind Children
212-222-1705

Nevada

Helen McCoy President
Nevada Parents of Blind Children
907-715-9725

Ohio
Carol Akers
Ohio Parents of Blind Children
614-570-2083

Oklahoma
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

Oregon
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

Pennsylvania
Emily Angelcyk, President
Pennsylvania Parents of Blind Children
724-863-3707

Puerto Rico
Gladys Franco, Parent Contact
787-967-7308

Rhode Island
Elizabeth Frampton, President
Rhode Island Parents of Blind and Visually Impaired Children
401-658-0516

South Carolina
Jennifer Duffell-Hoffman, President
South Carolina Parents of Blind Children
803-287-5391 

South Dakota
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

Tennessee
Natae Beaseley, President
Tennessee Parents of Blind Children
615-790-9765

Texas
Kim Cunningham, President 
Texas Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

Utah
Julie Ledford, President
Utah Parents of Blind Children
801-455-3934

Virginia
Zina Lewis, President
Virginia Parents of Blind Children
757-535-8232

Vermont
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

Washington
Jennifer Gandarias, Parent Contact
360-222-4063
gandarias1217@gmail.com

West Virginia
Kim Cunningham, President
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
Cell 713-501-9659

Wisconsin
Debi Meng, President
Wisconsin Parents of Blind Children
608-922-3349

Wyoming
Brad & Jill Weatherd, Parent Contacts
307-326-5775

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