Our Mission

The American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life, for all blind and visually-impaired people.

ACB Boards

2015 ACB Full Board

Caption:

The ACB board, officers and executive director.
Top row, left to right:
Jeff Thom, George Holliday, Dan Spoone, Ray Campbell, Allan Peterson, Michael Garrett, Mitch Pomerantz.
Bottom row, seated, left to right:
David Trott, Jeff Bishop, Carla Ruschival, Denise Colley, Kim Charlson, Katie Frederick, John McCann, Melanie Brunson, and Berl Colley.

The American Council of the Blind prides itself on its talented leadership and democratic process. Officers are elected to 2-year terms while members of the Board of Directors are elected to 4-year terms.

The Board of Publications features 3 members elected by the general membership and 2 members who are appointed by the ACB President.

ACB also has a number of committees that work on various projects and special interest areas.