ACB Conference and Convention
2 years ago

20210719 - General session July 19

• Call to Order • Pledge of Allegiance: JPMorgan Chase Leadership Fellows • ACB Business ACB Sponsor Recognitions: Tony Stephens, Director of Development, Alexandria, VA • Candidate Speeches • Sponsor Presentation: Google • ACB Angels Presentations: • ACB Elections; Affiliate Roll Call Presiding Officer: Mark Richert, First Vice President, Falls Church, VA • International Perspective: How Are the Winds Blowing in the Caribbean? ◘  Kenneth Suratt, Executive Officer, Trinidad and Tobago Blind Welfare Association, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago ◘  Cheryl Adams, President, Voice of the Disabled and National Society of and for the Blind, Georgetown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines ◘  Desmond Brown, President, Bahamas Alliance for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Nassau, Bahamas 1 • Scholarship Presentations • Presentation of Vernon Henley Media Award: Deb Cook Lewis, Board of Publications, Clarkston, WA • News from the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS): ◘  Jason Yasner, NLS Interim Director, Washington, DC ◘  Mark Santangelo, Chief, NLS Patron and Network Engagement Division, Washington, DC • Election results • nominations for next election • door prizes, and announcements

  • Recorded during the 2021 ACB National Convention on July 19