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Committees

NABS committees are a great opportunity to become involved in a variety of initiatives and gain invaluable leadership skills. Members may become involved at a level which feels comfortable. Each committee focuses on specific aspects of the work of our organization. Please find details about each of our 2021-2022 committees below, including a brief description, a meeting time, and a committee chair email. 

All committee meetings take place in the NABS Zoom room or by phone at (646) 876-9923,,4678833687#. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

Meetings: Meetings are on the third Sunday of the month at 9:00pm eastern.

Are you passionate about making NABS a more inclusive place and learning from others? If so, this committee would be a great fit for you.

Join the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, a team focused on embracing the many intersections that make up our membership.

Email Chair Robert Parsons at robert.e.parsons@wmich.edu if interested. 

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Fundraising Committee

Meetings: Meetings are on the second Sunday of the month at 9:00pm eastern.

Have you ever had a NABS Representative come to your state convention, attended a regional seminar, or attended Washington Seminar on a scholarship? By joining this committee, you are helping to raise funds to support our members and make these opportunities and more possible. 

Email Chair Logan Stenzel at stenzellogan@gmail.com if interested. 

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Legislative and Self Advocacy Committee

Meetings: Meetings are on the third Sunday of the month at 8 PM Eastern.

Are you passionate about advocating for the rights of all blind students? Does the prospect of learning how to advocate for yourself and others excite you?

Make your voice heard by joining this committee focused on advocating for the rights of blind students on an individual, state, and national level.

Email Chair Elizabeth Rouse at elizabethrouse.nfb@gmail.com if interested. 

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Outreach Committee

Meetings: Meetings are on the second Sunday of each month at 8 PM Eastern.

Are you passionate about creativity and communicating with others? If so, this committee is for you!

Help this team coordinate NABS membership programming and recruitment, including the NABS NOW Podcast, NABS blog posts, and NABS Notes.

Email Chair Nina Marranca at ninam0814@gmail.com if interested.

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