VISIONS Executive Director/CEO Nancy D. Miller was awarded the Migel Megal from the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB). The Migel Medal is the highest honor in the field of blindness and is awarded to individuals who have made significant contributions to improving the lives of people with vision loss. Established in 1937 by M.C. Migel, the first chairperson of AFB, the Migel Medal has been awarded to some of the most prominent advocates and educators in the field of blindness, including Helen Keller and Senator Tom Harkin.
Nancy is a deserving recipient of this award, given her unwavering dedication to VISIONS and her tireless work to improve the lives of people with visual impairments. As Executive Director/CEO, Nancy has been instrumental in expanding VISIONS programs and services to better meet the needs of its participants. Nancy's commitment to VISIONS mission and to the broader field of blindness has been evident throughout her career, and has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades, now including the Migel Medal. A video of Nancy’s acceptance speech can be viewed by following this link: https://youtu.be/DRIk4doDdZ0