Southern Nevada Chapter

Southern Nevada Chapter

Purposes, Goals, & Objectives of the NFBNV Southern Nevada Chapter

The purpose of the National Federation of the Blind Southern Nevada Chapter shall be to advance the general welfare of the blind in the Southern Nevada area, of the state of Nevada, and of the nation; to function as an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind; to serve as a vehicle for collective action by the blind of the Southern Nevada area; to operate as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can come together to plan and carry out programs to improve the quality of life of the blind; to provide a means of collective action for parents of blind children; to forward the interests of blind students and provide them with a means of joint action and expression; to promote the vocational, cultural, and social advancement of the blind; to achieve the integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality with the sighted; and to take any other action which will improve the overall condition and standard of living of the blind.

Our Meetings

We meet on the second Saturday of the month at 10:30 AM. Currently we meet both in-person and on Zoom.

The in-person portion of our meeting is held at:
Betty’s Village Clubhouse
7755 W. Oquendo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89113

The virtual portion of our meeting is held at:
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Chapter Constitution

Click here to read the Southern Nevada Chapter's constitution!

Chapter Board of Directors


Becky Jayakumar
Phone: 702-576-8012

Vice President:

Heather DeStefano
Phone: 973-953-4763


Katlynn Parker
Phone: 702-250-6726


Mario Castillo
Phone: 702-530-0021

Board Members:

Mona Merklein
Phone: 916-831-0755

Albert Gaspar
Phone: 702-333-3534

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