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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


Tammy Preston

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

Roberta Headley smiling at her desk with her arms folded

Roberta Headley


Russ Smith smiling in front of his desk, which is covered in computers, printers, and othe

Russell Smith

Technology Guru

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