FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Billy Henry, Founder, President & CEO
Northwest Association for Blind Athletes
703 Broadway, Ste 600
Vancouver, Washington 98660
Local Phone: 1-360-448-7254
Toll Free: 1-800-880-9837
NWABA BOLSTERS PROGRAM LEADERSHIP TEAM
Vancouver, Washington—April 1, 2022—Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) announced today that Stacey Gibbins has been promoted to Vice President, Programs & Services and Megan Ahleman has been promoted to Program Manager, Sports Outreach.
“As we enter year two of our three year strategic growth plan, Northwest Association for Blind Athletes is preparing for significant growth of our mission and programs. I am looking forward to partnering with Stacey and Megan in their new roles to continue to grow and transform our programs to improve the quality of life for more children, youth, and adults who are blind or visually impaired.” – said Billy Henry, Founder, President & CEO, Northwest Association for Blind Athletes
As Vice President, Programs & Services, Stacey Gibbins will have an expanded focus on achieving strategic growth for overall programs and services, deepening mission impact and leading the programs team to continually provide best in class service delivery. Megan Ahleman is being promoted from Program Coordinator to Program Manager, Sports Outreach and will have an expanded focus on driving overall programmatic growth of our Sports Outreach Program across the region.
The mission of NWABA is to provide life-changing opportunities through sports and physical activity to individuals who are blind and visually impaired. A group of students, who were visually impaired, formed the association in 2007 to ensure that people who are blind were participating in sports and physical activity. Today, NWABA is a rapidly expanding 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides more than 2,000 children, youth, and adults with visual impairments tailored programming which improves self-confidence and self-esteem, promotes independence, creates an inclusive community of supporters and builds the skills necessary to succeed in all areas of life including school and employment.