Sunday November 6, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. General Session III, Grand Ballroom
President, Tim Elder
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9:00 a.m. Our Money—Financial Report
Affiliate Treasurer Tiffany Manosh reports on our financial state.
9:15 a.m. What We Can Do Together—A Report from Your President
The President of the National Federation of the Blind of California provides an update on the activities of the affiliate over the past two years, the financial state of the organization and reflections for the future.
9:40 a.m. Resolutions
The convention votes on the proposed resolutions.
10:30 a.m. Leading with Consensus—Election of the Organized Blind in California
An election will be run for the open positions including any nominations from the floor and short statements from the candidates.
12:00 p.m. Adjourn and Bus boarding
1:00 p.m. Los Angeles Bus Departs Hotel
The chartered bus to Los Angeles will be leaving promptly at 1:00 p.m. Cheryl Thurston confirms that folks who miss the bus will not be refunded and will have a long walk back to L.A. The bus, for those who make it on board, will drop passengers off at the McDonalds, 9147 Central Ave., Montclair, Ca. 91763
Thank You to Our Convention Committees and Coordinators
Every year, too many individuals to name donate their time and talents to make our convention amazing. We operate this convention with a primarily volunteer team. We would love to have more people join our stellar group for convention planning and logistics efforts. Please share your desire to join us next year with firstname.lastname@example.org and Rachel Grider email@example.com, or call (916) 382-0372.
Thank you to the below leaders who graciously donated their time and abilities.
Scholarships: Chairperson Bobbi Pompey, Lisamaria Martinez Skyler Covich Shelbi Felter and Jeanette Jones
Resolutions: Chairperson Bryan Bashin, Cricket Bidleman, Shannon Dillon, Tim Elder, Rachel Grider, Ever Hairston and Jamie Principato Crane
Nominations: Chairperson Ever Hairston, and members of the Board of Directors
Transportation: Cheryl Thurston
Registration: Rachel Grider and Lisamaria Martinez
Exhibits: Cheryl Thurston
Banquet: Rachel Grider
Parents: Jeanette Jones
Spanish Translation: Dr. Carmen Varela
Braille Printing: Cheryl Thurston
Audio Video: Brian Buhrow
Ambassador: Michael Richardson
Rookies: Cheryl Thurston, Veronica Martinez, and Jamie Principato Crane
Door Prizes: Tiffany Manosh & Angela Fowler
Auction Baskets: Brian Buhrow and Michael Richardson
Guide Dog Relief: Allison Depner
White Cane Donations: Cheryl Thurston & Michael Richardson
PAC: Robert Stigile