Future Reflections Summer 2012
by Carlton Anne Cook Walker
On July 2, 2012, in Dallas, Texas, at the national convention of the National Federation of the Blind, the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC) held its annual meeting. The following individuals were elected to the executive board: Carlton Anne Cook Walker (PA), president; Andrea Beasley (WI), first vice president; Kim Cunningham (TX), second vice president; Pamela Gebert (AK), secretary; and Pat Renfranz (UT), treasurer. The NOPBC membership also elected the following board members: Jim Beyer (MT); Jean Bening (MN); Laura Bostick (LA); Wingfield Bouchard (MS); Amber Hall (IN); David Hammel (IA); Stephanie Kieszak-Holloway (GA); Zina Lewis (VA); Holly Miller (NJ); and Trudy Pickrel (MD).
Barbara Cheadle (MD) remains on the board as President Emerita, and Carol Castellano (NJ) continues to serve the NOPBC as its director of programs.