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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 and Rachel Grider, 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

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