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Meet the Team

Our community is very fortunate to have a dedicated and experienced staff assisting those who have low vision or blindness. Each of our instructors have bachelor’s or master’s degrees in sociology, social work, education, or psychology from accredited universities. Though we have expanded over our 50 years of existence, our staff has always remained devoted to providing the highest caliber of client-centered instruction.

Cheryl Martin smiling beautifully. She is a white woman with long light brown hair, wearin

Cheryl L. Martin

Executive Director

Linda Prado smiling. She is Latina, with long dark brown hair, wearing a gray blouse with

Linda Prado

Development Director – Independent

Ella Halonen Smiling in front of her house plants. She is a white woman with medium blonde

Ella Halonen

Spokane Office Manager

Linda Carveth with a huge smile on her face. She has long blonde, curled hair, and a black plaid shirt with red and white lines. She appears to be sitting outside on a porch swing. No wonder she looks so happy!

Linda Carveth

Wenatchee Office Manager

Vivian Huschke smiling and hold up her Melvin Jones Fellow Award presented by the Lions Clubs International Foundation, for dedicated humanitarian services

Vivian Huschke

Rehabilitation Instructor

Louise Tately

Rehabilitation Instructor

Russell Smith

Assistive Technology Instructor

Roberta Headley smiling at her desk with her arms folded

Roberta Headley

Accountant – Independent

Carol Means sitting in front of her desk, smiling and holding a plaque from United Blind S

Carole Means

Manager – Father Palmer Memorial
Braille Service

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