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

  • Annie Ascher, President
  • 313 Dodge Drive
  • Virginia Beach, VA 23452
  • Phone: (757) 515-6238
  • E-mail: Ascher.annie@gmail.com

Our meetings are the fourth Saturday of the month at Gus and George’s Steakhouse, 4312 Virginia Beach Blvd., from 11:00 until 1:30.

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

  • Annette Carr, President
  • Phone: (703) 915-2837
  • E-mail: amcarr1@verizon.net

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 Alexandria Chapter

  • Brian Miller, President
  • Mobile: (703) 785-9929
  • E-mail: brianrmiller88@gmail.com

We meet on the last Thursday of most months. We hold a mixture of Telecomference meetings, social events, and face-to-face meetings. Please Contact Brian for details

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) 349-9234
  • E-mail: Missharrison41@verizon.net
  • Belinda Vann, Vice President
  • Phone: (757) 874-0021
  • E-mail: Belindavann66@icloud.com

We meet the third Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the North Hampton Library, 936 Big Bethel Rd., Hampton, Va 23666.

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.

Prince William County Chapter

  • Marc Canamaso, President
  • Phone: (571) 208-7889
  • E-mail: marc.canamaso@gmail.com

Richmond Chapter

  • Domonique Lawless, President
  • Phone: (615) 904-4225
  • E-mail: dlawless86@gmail.com

Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of every month from 6:30-8:30 PM in the Assembly room at VRCBVI. The address is 401 Azalea Ave. Richmond VA, 23227. Please go to the Administrative Activities Building.

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
  • Jennifer Blinsmon, Vice-President
  • 522 Burleigh Avenue
  • Norfolk, VA 23505
  • Cell: (701) 610-6549
  • E-mail: canegirl1979@gmail.com
  • We meet at the Orapax Restaurant, located at 1300 Redgate Ave., Norfolk.

    Winchester Chapter

    • Chris Walker, President
    • Phone: (540) 303-0080
    • E-mail: chrisvinson1@gmail.com
    • 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) 801-7674
  • E-mail: rob.parso3389@gmail.com

The Virginia Association of Guide Dog Users

  • Brittany Fraer, President
  • Conference Phone: (712) 775-7200
  • Access code: 888737

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