Chapters & Divisions

What do Local Chapters Do?

National Federation of the Blind of Maryland
Sharon Maneki, President
9013 Nelson Way 
Columbia, MD 21045
Phone: (410) 715-9596
Email: nfbmd@earthlink.net

CHAPTERS OF THE NFB OF MARYLAND

At Large Chapter

Marguerite Woods, President
Phone: (443) 271-1668
Email: mwoods719@gmail.com
Monthly meetings: Third Tuesday via phone
Draws members from various parts of Maryland, who don't have access to a local chapter

Baltimore County Chapter

Ruth Sager, President
Phone: (410) 602-9030
Email: rsager78@gmail.com
Monthly meetings: Fourth Wednesday in Pikesville
Draws members from Baltimore County

Central Maryland Chapter

Darlene Barrett, President
Phone: (410) 997-9664
Email: chicagirl3@verizon.net
Monthly meetings: First Tuesday in Columbia
Draws members from Howard County and Laurel, Fort Meade and surrounding areas

Eastern Shore Chapter

Patty Behr, President
Phone: (443) 953-1464
Monthly meetings: Second Saturday in Salisbury
Draws members from the Eastern Shore of Maryland

Greater Baltimore Chapter

Ellen Ringlein, President
Phone: (443) 516-7855
Email: greaterbaltimore@nfbmd.org
Monthly meetings: Third Saturday in Baltimore City
Draws members from Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and surrounding areas

Greater Carroll County Chapter

Brian Keseling, President
Phone: (410) 848-6278
Email: bkmaverick@gmail.com>
Monthly meetings: Second Tuesday in Westminster
Draws members from Carroll County and surrounding area

Greater Cumberland Chapter

Jean Faulkner, President
Phone: (301) 729-8942
Monthly meetings: Third Wednesday in Cumberland
Draws members from Western Maryland

National Harbor Chapter

Michelle Clark, President
Phone: (301) 583-8585
Email: mcikeyc@aol.com
Monthly meetings: Fourth Saturday in Suitland
Draws members from Prince Georges County and surrounding areas

Sligo Creek Chapter

Debbie Brown, President
Phone: (301) 881-1892
Email: Deborahb14@verizon.net
Monthly meetings: Second Saturday primarily in Silver Spring, MD
Draws members from Montgomery County and surrounding areas

TLC Chapter

Scott White, President
Phone: (410) 452-7571
Email:swhite@nfb.org
Monthly meetings: Third Thursday in Towson
Draws members from Towson, Timonium, Lutherville and Cockeysville, and surrounding areas

DIVISIONS OF THE NFB OF MARYLAND

Maryland Association of Blind Merchants

Melba Taylor, President
Phone: (240) 381-1637
Email: m.taylor@encoreassoc.com
Holds periodic meetings throughout the year

Maryland Association of Blind Students

Ellana Crew President
Phone: (443) 758-7211
Email: eemcrew@gmail.com
Holds periodic meetings throughout the year

Parents of Blind Children Division

Melissa Riccobono, President
Phone: (443) 708-3663
Email: mdpobc@nfbmd.org
Holds a holiday party, family picnic and conducts at least one seminar during the year

Seniors Issues Division

Ruth Sager, President
Phone: (410) 602-9030
Email: rsager78@gmail.com
Holds periodic meetings throughout the year