Committees

Adaptive Technology

Oversees the process for granting adaptive technology products based on program guidelines.

Darrel Vickers
(636) 667-3176
darrel@ww4b.org

 

Blind Task Force

Works with the younger visually impaired of Missouri including the bi-annual Vision Summit

June Lenk
(314) 351-2814
junelenk@charter.net

 

Budget and Finance

The MCB treasurer is the chair and is responsible for managing the finances and investments of our organization.

Jack Lenk
(314) 306-1776
junelenk@charter.net

 

Building

Oversee building meetings and activities and schedule maintenance and repairs for office.

Robert Vaughn
(417) 388-0386
kc5nna@gmail.com

 

Bylaws and Resolutions

Presents bylaw amendments and resolutions to the membership

 

Janelle Edwards
(816) 698-2699
jedwards9994@sbcglobal.net

 

Chronicle

Gather articles and submit to publishers for Quarterly magazine

Debra Whitt
(502) 262-2008

darlw2101@gmail.com

 

Convention Coordinator

Works with the host affiliate to make sure all areas of the annual convention are adequately prepared.  This committee also collects bids from prospective convention sites.

 

 

Credentials

Responsible for validating membership in MCB for the purpose of voting at the MCB convention.  This committee is also responsible for overseeing the voting process.

Susan Sanderson
(660) 826-8235
clown_4@hotmail.com

 

Education & Advocacy

Responsible for educating the membership of MCB about legislative issues on the state and national level and then to advocate for or against those issues to our senators, representatives and congressmen

Patti Schonlau
(314) 882-0330
patriciaschonlau@sbcglobal.net

 

Emergency Preparedness

Presents information critical to preparing for emergency situations.

April Gray
(816) 499-2626
aknoch74@gmail.com

 

Fundraising

Review fundraising opportunities and set fundraising goals.

Debra Whitt
(502) 262-2008
darlw2101@gmail.com

 

Membership

Reach out to prospective members and assist affiliates with membership drives. This committee also reviews members-at-large and approves them for membership.

Wilma Chestnut-House
(314) 873-9022
wilmachouse@gmail.com

 

Multimedia

Helps with the MCB social media accounts and email lists.  Updates MCB info line as needed.  Helps with the MCB convention streaming.

Denny Huff
(636) 428-1500
denny@gatewayfortheblind.com

 

Personnel

Handles matters concerning the office staff, including the annual ED evaluation, job description recommendations and keeping the personnel manual up to date.

Kay Malmquist
(314) 802-8298
kay.malmquist@gmail.com

 

Policies

Takes requests from committees and individuals for policy considerations.  They also may submit Bylaw amendment proposals to the membership.

Raymond Bishop
(314) 423-5452
rtbishop@sbcglobal.net

 

Public Relations

Reaches out to the public to inform and educate the community about MCB.

Chip Hailey
(417) 540-9703
Chiphailey52@gmail.com

 

Scholarship

Reviews applications for scholarship grants and makes sure that the grants are awarded to the qualified applicants.

Daniel LaGoo
(417) 368-7025
wolfbrother1@mchsi.com

 

Special Services

Reviews the grant applications that are made for special needs such as assistance with paying rent, utilities or any other circumstance deemed to be a special situation.

Joe Dobbs
(636) 725-5901
grandpa22799@gmail.com

 

Strategic Planning

Responsible for creating and implementing strategic planning for MCB

Jannel Morris
(573) 355-3381
Jannelmorris0@gmail.com

 

Summer Camp

Manages the enormous task of reviewing applications to the summer camp program, assigning cabins and tables for the meals.

Beverly Kaskadden
(636) 561-6947
bkaskadden@centurytel.net

 

Wolfner Advisory Council

Represents MCB at all meetings of Wolfner and keeps the membership updated on what is going on with Wolfner.

Kerry Smith
(314) 963-0696
kerry9236@att.net

 

Youth Services and Youth Camp

Oversees the application process.  Helps parents buy educational and adaptive equipment for blind children. 

Linda Gerken
(660) 826-1690
Lindag@iland.net