Chapters & Division

An NFB of Nevada member tests out a pair of magnifying glasses in the exhibit hall at a national convention

Chapters & Division

Note: Please Dates and times are subject to change; therefore, please contact the phone number and/or email for the president for any possible changes before attending. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all meetings are being conducted via Zoom conference call till further notice. Please contact the president for the participation details.

Northern Nevada Chapter - Washoe & surrounding counties

Mark Tadder, President

Phone: 775-225-6881

Email: vp@nfbnevada.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RenoBlind

Twitter: https://twitter.com/NFB_rENO

Meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month 1pm to 3pm

Currently meeting online with zoom or conference call 

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Southern Nevada Chapter - Clark county

Jinnerfer Strother, President
Email: southernchapter@nfbnevada.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/National-Federation-of-the-Blind-Southern-Nevada-Chapter-2024366264518061
Meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month
10:30am to 12 pm

Southern Nevada Chapter Board of Directors

President:

Jinnerfer Strother
Email: southernchapter@nfbnevada.org

Vice President:

Dawn Hyatt
Email: broncosdawn@gmail.com

Secretary/Treasurer:

Amanda Bolton
Email: amanda@homepros.vegas

Board Members:

Tauvale Iputi
Email: Tauvale89103@gmail.com

Mona Merklein
Email: mrkleinfan@gmail.com

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Nevada Association of Blind Students (NVABS)

Bryce Gitzen, President
Phone: 907-887-9838
Email: students@nfbnevada.org

The purpose of this Organization shall be to promote excellence in educational opportunities and the general well-being of the blind of Nevada. NVABS shall not merely be a social organization but shall formulate programs and actively work to promote the academic and social betterment of the blind as well as to function as an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind.

During the year, information highlighting scholarships, workshops/seminars, national/state conventions and internship possibilities are distributed. An in person meeting is conducted at the state convention and presentations are held throughout the year.

The division conducts monthly conference calls via phone. For a schedule of upcoming meetings, please contact President Bryce Gitzen at 907-887-9838 or students@nfbnevada.org.

Those attending postsecondary education needing self-advocacy tips, please read the following self-advocacy resources:

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