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Note: Dates and times are subject to change; therefore, please contact the phone number and/or email for the president for any possible changes. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all meetings are conducted via Zoom till further notice. Please contact the president for participation details.


At Large Chapter - statewide

April Enderton, President
Phone: 515-282-0049
Meets on the third Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm

Des Moines Chapter - Polk and surrounding counties

Enrique Mejia, President
Phone: 805-890-4316
Meets on the second Saturday of the month, 2:00 PM
Iowa Department for the Blind
524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Old Capitol (Iowa City) Chapter - Johnson and surrounding counties

Darrel Kirby, President
Phone: 319-936-4456
Meets on the second Saturday of the month, 11:00 AM
Iowa City Public Library
123 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

Sioux Land (Sioux City) Chapter - Woodbury, Plymouth, and surrounding counties

Tom Venesky, President
Phone: 443-794-4641
Meets on the third Saturday of the month, 2:00 PM
Sioux City Public Museum
607 4th Street
Sioux City, IA 51101

Southeast Iowa (Burlington) Chapter - Des Moines and surrounding counties

Jerry Jackson, President
Phone: 319-759-7522
Meets on the second Saturday of the month, 12:00 PM
St. Paul United Church of Christ
303 W. Mount Pleasant Street
West Burlington, IA 52655


Iowa Association of Blind Students (IABS)

Elizabeth Rouse, President
Phone: 563-210-1854
Meets bi-monthly on the second Monday of the month, 7:00 PM
Read the mission statement of the Iowa Association of Blind Students!

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