The BrailleDoodle™

From The TouchPad Pro Foundation

501(c)(3)


Meet Our Team of Professionals

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Dave Bertsch

President and

Chief Executive Officer

With progressive vision loss, Dave has dedicated his career to advocating for those with disabilities; leveraging his experience and network to drive change. He has served on his City Council, Ohio’s Statewide Independent Living Council, and the Lighthouse for the Blind Foundation Board. Previously,  he founded his own marketing firm, Grow Sales Marketing Group. After selling his company, he focuses on his passion for accessibility. 

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Daniel Seth Lubiner

Founder and 

Executive Director

Daniel is a 25-year veteran teacher of students with disabilities, an art teacher to blind and low-vision students, an inventor with several patents, a proud father, and an artist. He is dedicated to enhancing the lives of those with disabilities through innovation.

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Alison Clougherty

Secretary and Treasure

Board of Directors

Inspired by her son, Alison became a TVI, Executive Director, and Co-founder of Blind Early Services Tennessee. She has extensive experience in education, employee management, marketing, and business development.

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Matthew Bullis

Chief Experience Officer and Board of Directors Member

Mathew is a committed advocate of Braille literacy, an expert in assistive technology, and serves as an Assistive Technology Teacher for adults who are blind at the Foundation For Blind Children.

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John R McFarlane, PhD

Chairperson 

Board of Directors

Formerly President of the European Polio Union and associated with European Blind Union, John is also an innovator in assistive technology.  Based in Ireland he is the Communication Chair of the Rotary International Club of World Disability Advocacy. 
 
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Kirk Adams, PhD

Chief Advisor to the CEO

A transformational non-profit leader, Kirk is the former President and CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind and the Lighthouse for the Blind, Seattle. He is currently following his passion as Managing Director of Innovative Impact LLC with a mission of employing thousands of people who are blind.

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William Chapman

Advisory Board Member

Going blind later in life led Bill to become an outspoken advocate for the blind, especially where he lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He is passionate about the availability of resources for young learners.

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Eurydice MoMo

Board of Directors Member

An expert in the current state and future outlook for assistive technology, Eurydice resides in Japan. She is a teacher of English, English/Japanese real-time translator, Braille and tactile learning advocate. 

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Email the Executive Director 

Daniel Lubiner

daniel@touchpadprofoundation.org

 

 

 



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