Board of Directors

  • Authored on September 4, 2019

Betty Nobel, Vice Chair

Betty is a retired teacher of the blind and partially sighted. After spending many years as an adult educator at Vancouver Community College, Betty retired but rejoined the workforce and continued to teach in the field of visual impairment until the end of June, 2019.

Betty has a BA with a major in French (1973), a Diploma in Adult Education (1975) and a Master's Degree in Higher Education (1996). Betty is Past President of Braille Literacy Canada, and a current member of the Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada national board and the Chair of the board of the Blind Beginnings Society. Betty is a passionate advocate for Braille literacy and an avid reader.

In 2000, she received the YWCA Woman of Distinction award in the category of Education, Training and Development.