Jennifer Dunnam

Jennifer Dunnam

Jennifer Dunnam, Treasurer

Email: jennifer.dunnam1829@gmail.com

Jennifer grew up in Louisiana, graduating from Louisiana Tech University with a double major in French and Spanish and a minor in political science. She moved to Minnesota after college and for several years worked as an instructor at Blindness Learning in New Dimensions (BLIND), alternately teaching braille, white-cane travel, and administering the Buddy Program for children. Then, for nine years, she worked at the University of Minnesota, coordinating the production of materials in braille, audio, and electronic formats and, for a short while administered a student-testing center. Currently, under contract with the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, she coordinates the administration of all of the courses leading to Library of Congress certification in braille transcribing and proofreading. She joined the National Federation of the Blind at the age of fourteen, after meeting successful blind adult role models. She has held several offices in the NFB of Minnesota, including serving as president from 2007-2017. (Term ends 2020)