2019 Hall of Fame Nominations are Now Being Accepted
The Hall of Fame for Leaders and Legends of the Blindness Field is dedicated to preserving, honoring, and promoting the tradition of excellence manifested by the specific individuals inducted into the Hall of Fame and through the history of outstanding services provided to people who are blind or visually impaired.
The Hall Board encourages you to nominate, or renominate, a worthy hero, and requests that you help us by widely sharing this announcement — through personal emails, listserves, newsletters, blogs, Tweets, Facebook accounts, etc.
Thank you for participating in YOUR Hall of Fame nomination process! The nomination process will close Tuesday, April 30, 2019.
Who should be the next inductees in to the Hall of Fame for the Blindness Field?
If you are interested in learning more about the easy, electronic process for submitting a nominee to join the 62 current inductees, please visit: www.aph.org/hall_fame/nominate.html
What are the criteria?
- Persons who have made significant contributions to improve the lives of those who are blind or visually impaired in such areas as professional practice, research, writing, leadership, direct service, and/or in their professional organizations.
What is Required to Nominate Someone?
- Nominators must submit a comprehensive nomination packet including a thoroughly completed nomination form and three letters of support.
Who is Eligible?
- Persons are eligible five years after departure/retirement from positions where their significant lifetime body of work was made.
- Individuals from North America are eligible for nomination. (North America is defined as US, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean).
Visit the Hall Of Fame website and learn more about the Hall and those honored there: www.aph.org/hall_fame/index.html, including 2018 inductees: Susan Jay Spungin and Frank H. Hall. To be inspired by their achievements, please visit their Hall biography pages.
The Voluntary Hall of Fame Governing Board
Frances Mary D’Andrea
Rosanne Silberman, Chair
Greg Goodrich, Past Chair
Janie Blome, Ex Officio Member
Bob Brasher, Ex Officio Member