[blindkid] Good news for NJ!!!

Carol Castellano carol_castellano at verizon.net
Tue Sep 24 20:19:37 UTC 2013

We finally have a new director for our blindness agency.  This is 
good news for NJ!!!

Carol Castellano
Parents of Blind Children-NJ
Director of Programs
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
carol_castellano at verizon.net

The following message is from
Kathy Beachem
Office of the Commissioner
Department of Human Services

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Frye as the new 
Executive Director of DHS' Commission for the Blind and Visually 
Impaired (CBVI). He will start on October 21, 2013. Daniel will fill 
the vacancy created by Vito DeSantis' retirement last June.

Daniel comes to us from Maryland, where he served as a management and 
program specialist with the Rehabilitation Services Administration 
with the US Department of Education. There, he was responsible for 
the national administration of the Federal Randolph-Sheppard program 
and the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults.

Prior to his employment with the US Department of Education, Daniel 
served in successive management positions on the national staff of 
the National Federation of the Blind and as national advocate for the 
Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand.

Daniel earned his Juris Doctorate at the University of Washington, 
School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree at Erskine College in 
South Carolina. He is a certified mediator and has authored several 
publications and articles.

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