2021 Convention Agenda – Day 3

Saturday, September 4, 2021

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Hospitality Suite Meeting ID: 881 9875 9933

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General Session 9 am Meeting ID: 914 4896 0409

9:00 AM: Opening with President Donald Porterfield

9:05 AM: Invocation

9:10 AM: Opening Ceremony

9:20 AM: Convention Planning Committee Welcome

Committee Chair – Jordan Moon

9:30 AM: Membership Committee Celebration

Tarik Williams

9:40 AM: Guest Speaker

10:00 AM: Rehabilitation Services Administration, Services for the Blind, Visually Impaired and Deaf

Brian Dulude

10:40 AM: Christine Tuttle, Arizona Talking Book Library

11:00 AM: Guest Speaker

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM: Special Presentation

Noon – 1:30 PM: Division Meetings

Arizona Parents of Blind Children

Arizona Parents of Blind Children Meeting ID: 830 0130 4184

Arizona Association of Blind Students

Arizona Association of Blind Students Meeting ID: 817 5974 8506

At Large

At Large Meeting ID: 926 7874 0489

Diabetes Action Network

Diabetes Action Network Meeting ID: 867 8696 7977

Arizona Association of Blind Merchants

Arizona Association of Blind Merchants Meeting ID: 851 7940 5991

Afternoon General Session: 

Afternoon General Session Meeting ID: 914 4896 0409

1:30 PM: President’s Report

Donald Porterfield, President, NFBA

1:50 PM: National Representative Report

Tracy Soforenko, NFB of VA

2:10 PM: NABS Representative Report

2:20 PM – Nominating Committee Report and Elections

3:20: Resolutions

4:00 PM:  Blind Inc.

4:15 PM: Colorado Center for the Blind

Julie Deden, Executive Director

4:30 PM: SAAVI – Services for the Blind

Amy Porterfield, Chief Operations Officer

4:15 PM: NFB BELL Academy

Amy Porterfield, Arizona BELL Academy Coordinator and Board Member, NFBA

5:00 PM: Adjourn

6:30: Banquet

Banquet 6:30pm Meeting ID: 914 4896 0409

  • Keynote Speaker
  • Scholarships
  • Auction

View Day 1’s Agenda Here or View Day 2’s Agenda Here or View Day 3’s Agenda here