The Association of Massachusetts Educators
of Students with Visual Impairments
Welcome to the Website of the Association of Massachusetts Educators of Students with Visual Impairments (AMESVI). We are celebrating our 25th year as an association of professionals who work with students with vision impairments.
Looking to join or renew your membership? Check out our membership page to learn more and to sign up!
Our mission is to improve and enrich the lives of students with visual impairments through advocacy, professional development, and the education of others, including members of the general public, regarding the unique educational needs of students with visual impairments.
The elections results are in! Congratulations to the newly elected members of the 2022-23 AMESVI Board. President Elect – Deirdre Nyberg, Corresponding Secretary – Amy Mason, Greater Boston Regional Representative – Hope Paulos, Central Ma. Representative – Donna Mitchell, Northeast Regional Representative – Karen Barrows, Professional Development Coordinator – Nancy Sharon
Thank you to those who have served on the AMESVI Board this past year! Your hard work and efforts are greatly appreciated! Pamela Sudore – corresponding secretary, Ilse Willems – Greater Boston representative, Meg Robertson – Northeast representative, and Laura Koester – Central Ma. representative
2022-2023 AMESVI Board
If you have any questions about AMESVI, please email a member of the Board.
President: Vanessa Rosalan | President@amesvi.org
President Ex-Officio: Eileen Curran | PastPresident@amesvi.org
President Elect: Deirdre Nyberg | Presidentfirstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Joan Pierce | Treasurer@amesvi.org
Recording Secretary: Nita Rossow | Recording_secretary@amesvi.org
Corresponding Secretary: Amy Mason | Corresponding_secretary@amesvi.org
Western Ma Rep: Brenda Allair | WesternMAemail@example.com
Central MA Rep: Donna Mitchell | CentralMAfirstname.lastname@example.org
Greater Boston Rep 1: Kaitlyn Barron | Greaterbostonemail@example.com
Greater Boston Rep 2: Hope Paulos | Greaterbostonfirstname.lastname@example.org
Northeast Rep: Karen Barrows| Northeastemail@example.com
So.Shore/Cape: Lucie Kafka | So.shoreCapefirstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Development Coordinator: Nancy Sharon | Prodevco@amesvi.org
Digital Media Coordinator: Katrena Traut-Savino | email@example.com