[bct] Re: Next Steps With NLS

  • From: "Phil Vlasak" <phil@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 14:20:52 -0400

Hi Walt,
Here is the Collection Development Advisory Group
Please continue to assist us by contacting committee members or your cooperating braille or talking-book library with your suggestions.
The group will meet again at NLS on May 16-19, 2006.

Representatives from consumer organizations:

American Council of the Blind
Otis Stephens
University of Tennessee
College of Law
1505 West Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996

Blinded Veterans Association
Clyde A. Compton
P.O. Box 267
Richland, VA 24641

National Federation of the Blind
Ever Lee Hairston
113 Greensward Lane
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002-4710

Readers-at-large representatives:
Midlands Region includes: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.
Gail Walter
217 Pine
Halstead, KS 67056

Northern Region includes: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania,
Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia.

David Stewart
4000 Tunlaw Road, N.W., No.525
Washington, DC 20007

Southern Region includes: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee,
Texas, Virginia, and Virgin Islands.

Alice Ritchhart
125 Willow Pond Way
Brunswick, GA 31525

Western Region includes: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota,
Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Fred Riggers
Springs of Royal Oaks
1800 North Cole Road, Apt. 1208
Boise, ID 83702-1312


Sharon Ruda
Illinois State Library Talking Book and Braille Service
401 East Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62701-1207
(217) 782-9435; fax (217) 558-4723

Catherine Rubin
Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
415 Park Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201-3603
(410) 230-2424; fax (410) 333-2095

Julie C. Harris
State of North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
1811 Capital Boulevard
Raleigh, NC 27604
(919) 733-4376; fax (919) 733-6910

Christie Briggs
Montana Talking Book Library
1515 East Sixth Avenue
P.O. Box 201800
Helena, MT 59620-1800
(406) 444-2064; fax (406) 444-0266

Children's/Young Adult Librarian:
Cindy Nugent
Blind and Physically Handicapped Services
Mississippi Library Commission
3881 Eastwood Drive
Jackson, MS 39211-6473

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