Chapters & Divisions

Chapters

Blue Ridge Chapter

  • Woodrow Berry, President
  • Home: (434) 293-7631
  • Lynn heart, Treasurer
  • Cell: (434) 409-8013
  • E-mail: lmeheart@yahoo.com

Chesapeake Bay Chapter

  • Theresa Willis, President
  • 2516 Dellwood Drive
  • Virginia Beach, VA 23454
  • Cell: (757) 286-9407
  • E-mail: theresa_willis@hotmail.com

We meet on the fourth Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Virginian Steak House (620 First Colonial Road, Virginia Beach).
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Eastern Shore Chapter

  • Althea Pittman
  • 15018 Par Place
  • Melfa, VA 23410
  • Home: (757) 787-3853
  • Work: (757) 414-0181
  • E-mail: Bornfree1950@hotmail.com

Fairfax Chapter

  • John Bailey, President
  • 4219 Linden Street
  • Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Cell: (703) 994-2040
  • E-mail: john_bailey17@hotmail.com

We meet the third Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30.
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for more information

Fredericksburg Area Chapter

  • Holly Frisch, President
  • 602 Woodford Street
  • Fredericksburg, VA 22401
  • Phone: (540) 899-7747
  • E-mail: holly@volunteersfortheblind.org

The Fredericksburg Area Chapter meets the third Saturday of every month from 10:00 to noon in the Cable Studio room at the Central Rappahannock Library, 1201 Caroline Street.

Greater Williamsburg Chapter

  • Corlis Jones, President
  • 6103 Mooretown Road
  • Williamsburg, VA 23188
  • Home: (757) 565-1185
  • E-mail: Cmjones153@cox.net

Peninsula Chapter

  • Uricka Harrison, President
  • Phone: (757) 898-1781
  • E-mail: Missharrison41@verizon.net
  • Belinda Vann, Vice President
  • Phone: (757) 874-0021
  • E-mail: Belindavann66@icloud.com

We meet the second Friday of each month from 01:00 to 03:00 at the North Hampton Library, 936 big Bethel rd., Hampton, va.

Potomac Chapter

Serving the Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church and Eastern Fairfax areas.

  • John Halverson, President
  • Home: (703) 379-1141
  • Cell: (703) 867-6400
  • E-mail: johnh50@verizon.net
  • Chapter E-mail: potomacnfb@gmail.com

We meet the second Thursday of each month in Room 115 of St. George’s Episcopal Church (915 N. Oakland Street, Arlington) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The church is located just one block from the Virginia Square-GMU Metro Station on the Orange Line.

Richmond Chapter

  • Robert Parsons, President
  • Phone: (804) 200-3275
  • E-mail: rob.parso3389@gmail.com

Meetings take place on the 4th Monday of every month at the conference room of the Virginia Department of the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI) Library Resource Center. The address for that building is 395 Azalea Avenue. Richmond, VA 23227.

Tidewater Chapter

  • Stewart Prost, President
  • 736 West Princess Anne Road, Unit 1
  • Norfolk, VA 23517
  • Home: (757) 622-2797
  • Cell: (757) 572-6891
  • E-mail: sdprost@cox.net

We meet at the Orapax Restaurant, located at 1300 Redgate Ave., Norfolk.

Winchester Chapter

  • Shirley Guess, President
  • Phone: (540) 662-5011
  • or (540) 533-5630
  • E-mail: goodguess@verizon.net

We meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Winchester Medical Center, Main building, cafeteria, Courtyard Café conference room.

At-Large Chapter

Designed to meet the needs of those people who do not live near a local chapter, this group meets via monthly, toll-free teleconference. Please
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for details.

  • Rick Holley, President
  • E-mail: richard43manor@gmail.com
  • Teleconf. no. 877-394-5901
  • Passcode: 6149670

Divisions

Seniors Division

  • Nancy Yeager, President
  • Phone: (703) 283-2524
  • E-mail: NFBVseniors@gmail.com

Virginia Association of Blind Merchants

  • Harold Wilson
  • 1405 Roundhouse Ln, Unit 504
  • Alexandria, VA 22314
  • Cell: (410) 404-5255
  • E-mail: haroldwilson02@gmail.com

Virginia Association of Blind Students

  • Robert Parsons, President
  • Phone: (804) 200-3275
  • E-mail: rob.parso3389@gmail.com

The Virginia Association of Guide Dog Users

  • Michael Valentino, President
  • phone: (804) 513-6261
  • e-mail: valentinoma19@gmail.com

Virginia Association to Promote the Use of Braille

  • Patty Droppers, President
  • Daytime Phone: (703) 981-3363
  • Evening Phone: (571) 527-0707
  • e-mail: patty@thedroppers.com

Virginia Organization of Parents of Blind Children

  • Laurie Wages, President
  • Phone: (540) 287-5446
  • E-mail: Lburns24@yahoo.com

Virginians With Dual Sensory Impairments (Deaf-Blind)

  • Valerie Luther
  • 8612 Peach Grove Road
  • Richmond, VA 23237
  • Home: (804) 271-8285
  • E-mail: valuther@vcu.edu