Resolutions Adopted at the 2017 Convention
At the 2017 convention of the National Federation of the Blind of New Mexico, held from March 30 through April 2, two resolutions were considered and adopted by the members present and voting. Resolution 2017-01 was unanimously adopted at our annual banquet, held Saturday evening, and Resolution 2017-02 was unanimously adopted by the convention on Sunday morning.
Resolution 2017-01 (MS/Word format)
- expresses gratitude and deep appreciation to Representative Tomás Salazar, Senator Daniel Ivey-Soto, and Representative Jane Powdrell-Culbert for helping blind New Mexicans to have independent access to the printed paper ballot; and
- designates these three distinguished individuals as true friends of the blind.
Resolution 2017-02 (MS/Word document)
- commends Linda Lyle, Superintendent of the New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (NMSBVI), for her outstanding leadership, her strong support for providing quality educational services to blind K-12 students in New Mexico, her positive efforts to train teachers of blind children, and most importantly, her excellent partnership with the National Federation of the Blind of New Mexico; and
- thanks Linda Lyle for her many years of service as Superintendent of NMSBVI and wishes her well in her retirement.