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 24th 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

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.

Recent News

The Bylaws Committee is hard at work revising AMESVI’s bylaws to come into the digital era! A special thank you to our committee members for their hard work and effort: Tim Traut-Savino, Vanessa Rosalan, Pamela Sudore, and Amy Mason.

“Mondays with AMESVI” – For Members! On the first Monday of every month, join AMESVI for roundtable topics, fireside chats, and more. Check the listserv for more information and the Zoom link. Our next event will be on Monday, December 13 at 4:30.

2021-2022 AMESVI Board

If you have any questions about AMESVI, please email a member of the Board.

President: Eileen Curran |

Past President: Amy Mason |

President Elect: Vanessa Rosalan |

Treasurer: Joan Pierce |

Recording Secretary: Nita Rossow |

Corresponding Secretary: Pamela Sudore |

Western Ma Rep: Brenda Allair |

Central MA Rep: Laura Koester |

Greater Boston Rep 1: Kaitlyn Barron |

Greater Boston Rep 2: Ilse Willems |

Northeast Rep: Meg Robertson |

So.Shore/Cape: Lucie Kafka |

Professional Development Coordinator: Nancy Sharon |