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Mini Virtual Convention

Mini Convention Information:

Welcome to the 2023 NFB of California Mini Virtual Convention. The 2023 NFBC Mini Virtual Convention will take place Saturday November 4th from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm via Zoom.


Pre Registration will be open from October 16th til November 4th, 2023. The cost to Pre Register is $5.00. You can also give a donation when you register for the Mini Convention.

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Door Prize

We will have Virtual door prize drawings during the mini virtual convention. If you wish to donate a door prize please use the link below.

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Nominating Committee Report

As Chair for and on behalf of the 2023 Nominating Committee, Jeanette Jones, Robert Stigile, Julie Cardinas, Brian Buhrow, and Tim Elder, I am pleased to announce the candidates that we are recommending for the four board positions that are up for reelection this year. 

For the position of Board Member 1, currently held by Veronica Martinez (elected 2021), we nominate Jamie Principato Crane, our Silicon Valley San Jose Chapter President.

For the position of Board Member 2, currently held by cheryl Thurston (elected 2021), we nominate cheryl Thurston.

For the position of Board Member 3, currently held by Michael Richardson (elected 2021) we nominate Michael Richardson. For the position of Board Member 4, currently held by Karen Steele (elected in 2022 to fil a one-year term) we nominate Shelbi Felter, our current California Association of Blind Students Division President.

While the above choices reflect the considered consensus of the Nominating Committee, other candidates may be nominated from the floor in accordance with our virtual voting policy.

Ultimately, you the membership will be responsible for selecting your leaders.  I look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday, November 4, at 4:00 p.m.


Tim Elder
National Federation of the Blind of California

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