New York Chapter

Contact Info

Melissa Navarro, Chapter Engagement Manager

New York Chapter Leadership

Name Role
Bailey Bostelman Director, Chapter Engagement East
Fiona Gibbons Chapter President
Veronika Shiroka  Vice President
Becky Egan  Resource Chair
John Sharko Education Chair

Foundation Contact

Melissa Navarro

Chapter Engagement Manager

Chapter Events

Jul 29, 2024 (EDT)

Westchester-Fairfield Scramble for Sight

Please join the Foundation Fighting Blindness and help fund valuable research to find a cure for blinding diseases.


Past Webinars and Speaker Events

  • March 26, 2022 Speaker Series

    The Foundation Fighting Blindness New York Chapter invites you to join us for our Virtual Speaker Series event. This meeting features topics presented by Ed Plumacher, Dorrie Rush, and Chancey S. Fleet.

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  • March 25, 2024 Speaker Series

    The Foundation Fighting Blindness and the New York Chapter present our Virtual Speaker Series with a special guest, Mike Hess. Mike is the founder and executive director of the Blind Institute of Technology. Mike will share about his journey through vision loss.

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Additional Resources

  • Find a Doctor Who Sees Patients with Inherited Retinal Diseases
  • Learn more about Raising our Sights Do-It-Yourself Events