20211029 WCB Virtual Convention: Day 1 Morning

  • Opening Ceremonies
    Invocation
    Minister Antoinette Jackson, by His word Christian center
  • Welcome from the WCB Board of Directors
  • President’s Report
    Julie Brannon, President, Washington Council of the Blind
  • Nominating Committee Report
    Sheri Richardson, Chair, WCB Nominating Committee
  • Constitution and Bylaws Committee Report
    Frank Cuta, Chair, WCB Constitution and Bylaws Committee
    Reading of proposed amendments to our governing documents
  • American Foundation for the Blind
    Kirk Adams, CEO
    Kirk shares a little about AFB and also his journey as a blind person who has accomplished admirable life goals.
  • Presiding Officer: Andy Arvidson, WCB First Vice President
    Careers after COVID and Higher Education post-COVID
    Panelists from Department of Services for the Blind share their perspective on the outlook for
    higher education and job and career possibilities for blind and visually
    impaired Washingtonians after COVID
    Panelists:
    Michael MacKillop, Acting Executive Director
    Lisa Wheeler, MA
    Assistant Director of Vocational Rehabilitation and Workforce
  • Medical Track
    This presentation includes various topics, including accessible hospital discharge paperwork,
    a medical alternative which provides affordable medical care in your own home, and
    accessible medical equipment for diabetics.
    Facilitated by Judy Brown, RN DSN
    Panelists: De Ann Johnson, Business Development Representative
    Dispatch Health
    Kirsten Anderson, Senior Clinical Account Manager
    Dexcom
    Kim Morrison, RN BSN CDE, Seattle Territory Manager
    Dexcom

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