North America / Caribbean National Members

Regional Office – North America/Caribbean

C/o Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
1929 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON M5G 3W7 Canada

Regional President: Mr. Charles Mossop
Phone: 1-250-947-9433
E-mail: charles.mossop@cnib.ca
Web: www.cnib.ca

Bahamas

Bahamas Alliance for the Blind and Visually Impaired (BABVI/The Alliance)
P.O. Box SS 19011
Nassau, Bahamas

President: Desmond Brown
Phone: 1 242 535 9142
E-mail: desmondbrown77@gmail.combabvi.101@gmail.com

Barbados

National United Society of the Blind (NUSB)
C/o Harambee House
Garrison BB14038, Barbados

President: Kerryann Ifill
Phone: 1 246 234 3331
E-mail: nusbbarbados@gmail.com; kerryann.ifill@gmail.com

Canada

Canadian Council of the Blind
National Office, 401 – 396 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON, Canada

Louise Gillis, National President
Jim Tokos, National 1st Vice-President
Phone: 1-613-567-0311
Fax: 1-613-567-2728
E-mail: ccbpresident@ccbnational.netjtokos@ccbnational.net
Web: www.ccbnational.net

CNIB Foundation
1929 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON, Canada

Charles Mossop, Leadership -Interantional
Diane Bergeron, VP, Engagement & International Affairs
Phone: 1-416-486-2500
E-mail: charles.mossop@cnib.cadiane.bergeron@cnib.ca
Web: www.cnib.ca

Guyana

Guyana Society for the Blind
44 High Street, Werk-en-Rust
Georgetown 22592, Guyana

President: Mr. Cecil Morris, President
Int’l contact: Mr. Ganesh Singh, Executive Member
Phone: 1 592 231 7976 / 652 8975
E-mail: office.gsbguyana@gmail.comganeshyvg@gmail.com

Jamaica

Jamaica Society for the Blind (JSB)
111 1/2 Old Hope Road,
Kingston 6, Jamaica

Chairman: Daemion McLean
Executive Director: Conrad Harris
Phone: 1 876 927 6757
E-mail: jsb@cwjamaica.comconrad.harris@jsbvision.org

Haiti

Société Haïtienne d’Aide aux Aveugles (SHAA)
12, Rue V. Ricourt, Delmas 31,
Port-au-Prince, Haïti , Ht 6120

Executive Director: Dr. Michel Péan
Phone: 509-3695-1819
E-mail: shaveugles@yahoo.com
Web: shaa-haiti.org​

Saint Lucia

St. Lucia Blind Welfare Association (SLBWA)
Mc Vane Drive San Souci, P.O. Box 788
Castries LAC04 101, St. Lucia

Executive Director: Anthony Avril
Phone: 758-452-4691
Fax: 758-452-7066
E-mail: slbwa@candw.lcanthonymavril@hotmail.com

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

National Society of and for the Blind
Lions Building, French Gate
Kingstown, St. Vincent & the Grenadines
President: Stanley Richards
Int’l liaison: Ms. Cheryl Adams
Phone: 1 784-457-2805

Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago Blind Welfare Association
116-118 Duke Street
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

President: Felix Cazoe
Executive Director: Kenneth Suratt
Phone: 1 868-624-4675
E-mail: ttbwa1914@gmail.commr.suratt@gmail.com

United States of America

American Council of the Blind Inc
1703 N. Beauregard St., Suite 420
Alexandria VA 22311 USA

Kim Charlson, President
Jeff Thom, First Vice President
Phone: 202-467-5081
Fax: 202-467-5085
E-mail: kim.charlson@perkins.orgjsthom@comcast.net
Web: www.acb.org

American Foundation for the Blind
1401 South Clark Street, Suite 730
Arlington, VA 22202, USA

Kirk Adams, President
Phone: 212-502-7600
Fax: 212-502-7777
E-mail: afbinfo@afb.netkadams@afb.net
Web: www.afb.org

American Printing House for the Blind
1839 Frankfort Avenue, P.O. Box 6085
Louisville, KY, USA

Craig Meador, President
Phone: 502-895-2405
Fax: 502-899-2274
E-mail: info@aph.org
Web: www.aph.org

Association for Education & Rehabilitation of the Blind & Visually Impaired
1703 N. Beauregard Street, Suite 440
Alexandria, VA, USA

Janie Blome, Executive Director
Phone: 703-671-4500
Fax: 703-671-6391
E-mail: janie@aerbvi.org
Website: www.aerbvi.org

Blinded Veterans Association
477 “H” Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001 USA

Joseph Bogart, Executive Director
Phone: 202-371-8880
E-mail: jbogart@bva.org
Website: www.bva.org

National Federation of the Blind-USA
200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, MD 21230​

Mark A. Riccobono, President
Dr. Marc Maurer, Immediate Past President
Phone: 410-659-9314
Fax: 410-685-5653​
E-mail: officeofthepresident@nfb.orgmmaurer@nfb.org
Web: www.nfb.org

National Industries for the Blind
3000 Potomac Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22305 USA

Kevin Lynch, President & CEO
Ellen Najjar, enajjar@nib.org
Phone: 1-703-310-0331
E-mail: klynch@nib.org
Web: www.nib.org

Contact: Dennis Steiner
E-mail: dsteiner@visioncorps.net

National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS)
Library of Congress, 1291 Taylor St.
Washington, DC, USA

Karen Keninger, Director
Phone: 202-707-5104
E-mail: kken@loc.gov
Web: www.loc.gov/nls/

Caribbean Council of the Blind -Grouped Members

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Society of and for the Blind
Lower All Saints Road
St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda

Debbie Adams
Phone: 268-462-3882 / 268-462-0663
Fax: 268-462-3882
E-mail: indushop@candw.ag

Caribbean Council for the Blind
2nd Fl, St. John’s Cooperative Credit Union Building, All Saints Rd
St. Johns, Antigua and Barbuda

Lola Marson, President
Arvel Grant, Executive Director
Phone: 268-462-4111
Fax: 268-462-6371
E-mail: lola.marson@cwjamaica.coml.grant@eyecarecaribbean.com

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Nevis Blind Light and Visually Impaired Society
Rice’s Village
Gingerland, Nevis W.I.

Freeman Jenipha
Phone: 869-469-2023
Fax: 869-469-0656

St. Kitts Society of and for the Blind (SKSFB)
Challenger’s Village, P.O. Box 778
Basseterre, St. Kitts W.I.

Rockliffe Bowen
Phone: 869-465-6226
Fax: 869-465-8557
E-mail: stksob@hotmail.com

 

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