20210719 – General session July 19

• Call to Order
• Pledge of Allegiance: JPMorgan Chase Leadership Fellows
• ACB Business ACB Sponsor Recognitions: Tony Stephens, Director of Development, Alexandria, VA
• Candidate Speeches
• Sponsor Presentation: Google
• ACB Angels Presentations:
• ACB Elections; Affiliate Roll Call Presiding Officer: Mark Richert, First Vice President, Falls Church, VA
• International Perspective: How Are the Winds Blowing in the Caribbean?
◘  Kenneth Suratt, Executive Officer, Trinidad and Tobago Blind Welfare Association, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
◘  Cheryl Adams, President, Voice of the Disabled and National Society of and for the Blind, Georgetown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
◘  Desmond Brown, President, Bahamas Alliance for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Nassau, Bahamas 1
• Scholarship Presentations
• Presentation of Vernon Henley Media Award: Deb Cook Lewis, Board of Publications, Clarkston, WA
• News from the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS):
◘  Jason Yasner, NLS Interim Director, Washington, DC
◘  Mark Santangelo, Chief, NLS Patron and Network Engagement Division, Washington, DC
• Election results
• nominations for next election
• door prizes, and announcements

  • Recorded during the 2021 ACB National Convention on July 19
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