Southern Nevada Chapter

Southern Nevada Chapter

Purposes, Goals, and Objectives of the NFBNV Southern Nevada Chapter

The purpose of the National Federation of the Blind Southern Nevada Chapter shall be to advance the general welfare of the blind in the Southern Nevada area, of the state of Nevada, and of the nation; to function as an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind; to serve as a vehicle for collective action by the blind of the Southern Nevada area; to operate as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can come together to plan and carry out programs to improve the quality of life of the blind; to provide a means of collective action for parents of blind children; to forward the interests of blind students and provide them with a means of joint action and expression; to promote the vocational, cultural, and social advancement of the blind; to achieve the integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality with the sighted; and to take any other action which will improve the overall condition and standard of living of the blind.

Our Meetings

We meet on the second Saturday of the month at 10 AM. Currently we meet both in-person and on Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The in-person portion of our meetings are held at:
Betty’s Village Clubhouse
7755 W. Oquendo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89113

Please contact President Terri Rupp for the participation details to attend the meetings via Zoom.


Click here to read the constitution of the NFBNV Southern Nevada Chapter!

Upcoming Events

Chapter Picnic

The NFB Southern Nevada Chapter is swapping our monthly chapter meeting and replacing it with a family picnic instead. Join us for fresh air, food, and fun times with friends!

Saturday, May 6, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cornerstone Park
1600 Wigwam Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89014

Chapter Board of Directors


Terri Rupp
Phone: 702-524-0835

Vice President:

Becky Jayakumar
Phone: 702-576-8012


Maria Almanzar


Heather Destefano
Phone: 973-953-4763
Email: Heather.

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Additional Information

For more information about the NFB Southern Nevada Chapter, our meetings and events, how to join, or simply learn more about us, contact the NFB Southern Nevada Chapter President, Terri Rupp at 702-524-0835 or