North End Resident Receives National Braille Press Award, Appointed to Board of Trustees

Erin Connors of the North End is one of five individuals appointed as a new trustee to the National Braille Press (NBP). Connors has served on the Development Committee for the last two years and, since 2012, has raise nearly $50,000 for braille literacy. She has also run the Boston Marathon three times in support of the National Braille Press.

In addition to joining the Board, she was presented with the 2019 Sue Ammeter Individual Volunteer Award, named after longtime donor and trustee, the late Sue Ammeter, champion of the blind and visually impaired community.

The five new trustees were appointed at NBP’s Annual Meeting on June 11, 2019. Along with Connors, Mary-Frances Barry, Cheri Hutcherson, Jill Noble, and Paul McLaughlin have joined the Board.

“We are honored and excited to appoint these new trustees who are passionate about what we do at National Braille Press,” said Brian Mac Donald, President of National Braille Press. “Our new trustees come from a variety of different backgrounds and will be sure to bring their individual expertise to help us continue to further our mission in supporting braille literacy and producing braille materials.”