Sunday Edition for April 11, 2021: All About Voting and Get Up and Get Moving with Strive4you

Episode Notes

This Sunday at 1pm eastern on ACB Radio Mainstream and shortly after on all major Podcast catchers we talk with the folks responsible for the changes in voting at this years national convention.

Pat Sheehan, Chair of Voting Task Force, ACB Board Member, from MD
Jeff Thom, Vice Chair of Voting Task Force, ACB Board Member, President of AABL, from CA
Dan Spoone, ACB President, from FL
Koni Sims, SDAB President, Communication and Outreach Coordinator for Voting Task Force

We would like to share how the 2021 ACB voting will working this year since the conference and convention will be virtual. We will discuss how we came up with the method we have chosen. Short description why we needed to be able to vote this year and what we had to do to make it happen. We will explain how the voting will work through out the week. Take questions from the attendees. So come prepared for a lively discussion.

Koni Sims has asked us to share her e-mail address if anyone has questions after the show. You can contact her at [email protected]

But in the first half hour of the show we talk with Ricky Jones.

Ricky Jones is a husband and father of three. He is an accomplished athlete living in Nashville TN, who competes nationally in sports like goalball and bowling. Ricky has completed two full New York Marathons, 5 half Marathons, and tons of smaller runs around the country. In his spare time he likes to participate in beep kickball, tandem cycling, and backyard football with his children.
Mr. Jones is the co-Executive Director of STRIVE4You and currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors. He has extensive professional experience in the nonprofit and business sectors. In fact he has over 17 years. This would include entrepreneurship, restaurant management, and nonprofit leadership. The majority of Ricky’s experience is through his amazing work for the past 11 years providing adaptive sports and almost 5 years teaching self-defense to people with disabilities. Currently he works part time as a substitute teacher at the TN school for the Blind and is a accomplished motivation& keynote speaker.

Mr. Jones has an associate’s degree in Business Management, is a graduate of the Council for Developmental Disability’s Partners in Policy Making program, a TN Business Enterprise graduate, and is actively pursuing certification in several key areas from the Center for Nonprofit Management.

Look for Ricky and Strive with BPI as the partner to present adaptive sports and self-defense at this year‘s national convention.

Sunday edition welcomes your comments, suggestions and of course if you have a question and can’t join us live please email me at:
[email protected]

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