NAGDU officers are comprised of the president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. There are an additional three board members. Elections are conducted at the annual business meeting of NAGDU which is held during the annual convention of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB). Any of these individuals can assist you with matters related to guide dogs and the activities of NAGDU. You can contact members of the Board by email at the addresses listed below.

  • President: Marion Gwizdala, Florida

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  • Vice President: Michael Hingson, California

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  • Secretary: Sherrill O'Brien, Florida

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  • Treasurer: Antoinette “Toni” Whaley, Pennsylvania

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  • Margo Downey, New York

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  • Tina Thomas, California

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  • Julie McGinnity, Missouri

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  • For more information, contact

  • Marion Gwizdala
  • President
  • National Association of Guide Dog Users
  • (813) 626-2789
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