Chapters

Currently, there are six chapters. Please contact the chapter nearest you for further information.

The following list includes contact information, meeting times and locations for all the NFBI chapters. To make corrections or clarifications to this information, please contact the webmaster at webmaster@nfbofillinois.org.

At Large Chapter – Statewide

Marilyn Green, President
Phone: 312-343-8396
Email: marilynvgreen@gmail.com
1st Sunday of the month at 7:00 pm
Conference Call
Dial: 641-715-3273
Access Code: 6324 (NFBI)

Blackhawk Chapter – Quad Cities area

Patrick Olson, President
Phone: 309-757-0421
Email: at olsonp33@gmail.com
2nd Saturday of every month at 1:00 PM
Hope Creek
4343 Kennedy Drive
East Moline, IL 61244

Chicago Chapter – Cook County & surrounding areas

Steve Hastalis, President
Phone: 773-508-5307
Email: steve.hastalis@gmail.com
2nd Saturday of every month 1:00 PM
ExChequer Pub
226 South Wabash
Chicago, IL 60604

Ferris Wheel Chapter – Sangamon County & surrounding areas

Bill Reif, President
Phone: 217-801-2996
Email: billreif@ameritech.net
1st Saturday of every month (except July) at 1:00 PM
Lincoln Library
326 South 7th St.
Carnegie Room South (first floor)
Springfield, IL 62701

Four Rivers Chapter – St. Clair County & surrounding areas

Brian Sumner, President
Phone: 618-236-6310
Email: colaboy1965@gmail.com
2nd Saturday of every month at 11:00 AM
Belleville Public Library
121 East Washington Street
Downtown Belleville, IL 62220
Note: This location is fully accessible and is served by several Metrobus lines. Parking is also available in a public lot west of the building as well as across the street.

Illinois Association of Blind Students (IABS> – statewide)

Emma Meyer, President
Phone: 815-735-4714
Email: meyeremma13@gmail.com
2nd Sunday of each month at 8 PM
Conference Call
Dial: 218-936-1200
Access Code: 4227 (IABS)
Listserv: https://www.nfbnet.org/mailman/listinfo/iabs-talk_nfbnet.org