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North America / Carribean

The North America & Caribbean Region of the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) includes the following countries:

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Canada
  • Dominica and Saint Kitts
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United States of America

Regional Chairperson

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Kay Alicyn Ferrell

Professor of Special Education
University of Northern Colorado
Campus Box 146
501, 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80639

USA

Telephone: +1 970-351-1653
Fax : +1 970-351-1061
E-mail: kay.ferrell@unco.edu

Regional Committee Members

S.
No.
Designation Name & Address Telephone, Mobile,
E-mail & Skype
1 Chairperson Kay Alicyn Ferrell, Ph.D.
University of Northern Colorado
Campus Box 146
Greeley, CO 80631
USA
Tel. : 970-351-1653
Mobile : 970-302-1995
Email : kay.ferrell@unco.edu
Skype : ferrellkay
2 Deputy Chairperson (Canada) Adam P. Wilton, PhD, COMS
Manager
Provincial Resource Centre for the Visually Impaired (PRCVI)
and Accessible Resource Centre-British Columbia (ARC-BC)
#106 - 1750 West 75th Ave,
Vancouver, B.C. V6P 6G2
CANADA
Tel. : 604 269 2205
Fax : 604 261 0778
Email : awilton@prcvi.org
Skype : adam_wtn84
3 Deputy Chair (Caribbean) Celene Gyles, PhD
Mico University College Adjunct Faculty
Special Education/Regional Vision Consultant
Kingston 5,
JAMAICA
Tel. : (407) 814-1535, (407) 725-6689
Email : neckeito1@yahoo.com, gyles@hotmail.com, celene.gyles@themico.edu.jm
4 Deputy Chair (USA) Susan LaVenture
President
International Association of Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
28 Columbia Way
Newbury, MA. 01951
USA
Tel. : 978-873-3310
Email : laventuresusan506@gmail.com
Skype : laventuresusan506
5 Member Kathryn D Botsford, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Vision Education Research
3566 NE Alameda St.
Portland, OR 97212
USA
Mobile : 206-849-3021
Email : kdbotsford@gmail.com
6 Member Larry Campbell
President Emeritus
1 Center Street
Rockland, ME 04841
USA
Tel. : 207-593-7801
Mobile : 267-357-9906
Email : larry.icevi@gmail.com
7 Member Mr. Michael J. Delaney
Executive Director
Perkins International
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
USA
Tel. : 617-924-3434
Email : Michael.Delaney@perkins.org
8 Member Arvel Grant
CCB-Eye Care Caribbean
Lower All Saints Road,
P.O. Box 1517
St. John's. Antigua
West Indies
Email : arvel.grant@eyecarecaribbean.com
Skype : arvel.grantccb
9 Member Bernadette M. Kappen, Ph.D. Deafblind International
999 Pelham Parkway
Bronx, New York 10469
USA
Tel. : 718-519-7000, Ext. 400
Mobile : 914-216-1811
Email : bkappen@nyise.org
10 Member Dr. Craig Meador
President
American Printing House for the Blind
1839 Frankfort Avenue
P.O. Box 6085
Louisville
Kentucky 40206-0085
USA
Tel. : 502-895-2405
Email : cmeador@aph.org
11 Member Mr. Charles Mossop
President
North America/Caribbean Region
World Blind Union
1929 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON M5G 3W7
CANADA
Tel. : 1-250-722-0082
Email : charles.mossop@cnib.ca
12 Member Rebecca Sheffield, Ph.D.
Senior Policy Researcher
American Foundation for the Blind
Public Policy Center
American Foundation for the Blind Public Policy and Research Center
1401 S. Clark Street, Suite 730
Arlington, VA 22202
USA
Tel. : (202) 469-6831
Fax : (646) 478-9260
Email : rsheffield@afb.net
13 Member Julie S. Tye
President
Hadley Institute for the Blind & Visually Impaired
700 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL 60093
USA
Email : julietye@Hadley.edu
14 Member Robert Wall Emerson, Ph.D. Western Michigan University
Dept. of Blindness & Low Vision Studies
mail stop 5218
1903 West Michigan
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
USA
Tel. : (269) 387-3072
Email : robert.wall@wmich.edu