How can you get involved?
Volunteer to assist with one of our committee's. We are always looking for fresh ideas and new suggestions. Contact the chair of the committee you are interested in, and become more involved with your organization.
Communications and Social Networking Committee
Chairperson - Will Burley
Organizes the Inside Out Newsletter, as well as dissemination of information through social media, reviews all outgoing communication for accuracy.
Constitution & Bylaws Committee
Chairperson - Don Brown
Responsible for interpreting and applying provisions contained in the constitution, adding and deleting language once amendments occur, prepare amendments for membership consideration.
Convention Coordinating Committee
Chairperson - Mark Hanohano
Organization of BPI convention program and arranging any logistics with the convention site and ACB.
Chairperson - Gabriel Lopez
Responsible for exploring and pursuing opportunities for developing revenue generating activities.
ChairPerson - Kevin Ratliff
Responsible for all aspects of BPI’s Internet presence and ensuring the organization has a positive on-line presence.
ChairPerson - George Ashiotis
Tracks current members and compiles reports to be sent to ACB when needed, designs and initiates the dues renewal process.
Chairperson - Mikey Wiseman
Responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with potential members as well as keeping existing members engaged.
Public Relations Committee
Chairperson - Guillermo Robles
Co-Chairperson - Rob Hill
A liaison between ACB as well as other blindness related organizations, LGBT organizations and the media. In charge of promotion of BPI on both national and international levels.