Board of Directors

President
Rishi Connelly

rconnelly@vabvi.org

President-Elect
Nancy Druke

ndruke@sightcenter.org

Past President
Kelli Jarosz

Kelli.Jarosz@va.gov

Secretary
Faith Horter

fhorter@msn.com
faith.horter@ct.gov

Treasurer
Lori Cornelius -

LCornfinancial@gmail.com

Board Members at Large:


Hana Boxerman (7/1/15-6/30/17)

hboxerman@ssss.gouv.qc.ca


Kerry Clifford (7/1/15-6/30/17)
C: (802) 356-7093
kclifford@vabvi.org


Lauren Goldsmith (7/1/15-6/30/17)

lgoldsmi@maine.rr.com


Donna Mitchell (7/1/15-6/30/17)

dmitchell@ric.edu


Regina Mattrella (7/01/16-06/30/18)

rmattrella@sightcenter.org


Sherryl Prelesnik (7/01/16-06/30/18)

evergreen805@yahoo.com


Cindy Reed-Brown (7/01/16-06/30/18)

Cynthia.reed-brown@ct.gov


John Reilly (7/01/16-06/30/18)

John.Reilly@ct.gov


Sharisse Roberts (7/01/16-06/30/18)

Sharisse.G.Roberts@maine.gov


Anne Sattler (7/1/16-6/30/17)

asattler@theiris.org

Division Chairs

Administration:
Vacant

Rehabilitation Counseling and Employment :
Tim Hindman
Timothy.hindman@doe.nh.gov

Deaf-Blind/MH/Inf, Todd, Pre-Sch:
Mary Quinn
Mary.quinn@ct.gov
Dennis Gallant
Dennis.Gallant@ct.gov

Psychosocial Services:
Adele Geringer
adele.geringer@va.gov

Information and Technology:
Chris Jarosz
Christopher.Jarosz@va.gov

Steve Kelley

Low Vision:
Vacant

Orientation and Mobility:
Sharisse Roberts
Sharisse.G.Roberts@maine.gov

Education Curriculum and
Itinerant Personnel:
Kerry Clifford
kclifford@vabvi.org

Virginia Goodman
Vgoodman@vabvi.org 

VRT:
Etsuro Nishiyachi
enishiyachi@vabvi.org

Melinda Underwood
munderwood@vabvi.org

Division of Aging Chair:
Cammy Holway-Moraros
morarosc@gmail.com

Division of Personnel Prep Chair:
Laura Bozeman
Laura.bozeman@umb.edu

Committee Chairs:

Awards and Recognition
Donna Mitchell
dmitchell@ric.edu

Bylaws:
Judi Lambert
jlambert@ric.edu

Continuing Education:
Nancy Wittermerhaus
nwittmershaus@futureinsight.org

Legislative:
Meg Robertson
Meg.Robertson@state.ma.us

Membership:
Regina Mattrella
RMattrella@sightcenter.org

Newsletter:
Amber L. Vaillancourt
neaernewsletter@gmail.com

Nominations:
Faith Horter
fhorter@msn.com

Recruitment, Training and Retention:
Kathy Clarrage
Katherine.c.clarrage@maine.gov

International District 4 Rep:
John McMahon, Ph.D., CVRT, CLVT
Jspirit21@myfairpoint.net

Student Representative
Callie Brusegaard
Callie.brusegaard001@umb.edu

O&M Division District 4 Director:
Julie A. Boren
Julie.Boren@state.ma.us