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.
Updates and Recent News
2023 -24 Elections
Congratulations to the newly elected Board members: Darick Wright/President-Elect, Rachel Graves/Treasurer, Nita Rossow/Recording Secretary, Susan B. Manzon/Greater Boston Rep., Brenda Allair/Western Ma Rep., and Kerry McLean-Mahoney/So. Shore-Cape Rep. President is Deirdre Nyberg and President Ex-Officio is Vanessa Rosalan. Thank you for volunteering to serve on the Board!
Thank you to those who have completed their term: Kaitlyn Barron, Eileen Curran, Lucie Kafka, and Joan Pierce!
2022-2023 AMESVI Board
President: Deirdre Nyberg
President Ex-Officio: Vanessa Rosalan
President Elect: Darick Wright
Treasurer: Rachel Graves | Treasurer@amesvi.org
Recording Secretary: Nita Rossow
Corresponding Secretary: Amy Mason
Western Ma Rep: Brenda Allair
Central MA Rep: Vacant
Greater Boston Rep 1: Susan B. Manzon
Greater Boston Rep 2: Hope Paulos
Northeast Rep: Karen Barrows
So.Shore/Cape: Kerry McLean-Mahoney
Professional Development Coordinator: Nancy Sharon
Digital Media Coordinator: Katrena Traut-Savino