Jennifer Wenzel

Photograph of Jennifer Wenzel.

Jennifer Wenzel

Email: jwenzel@blindinc.org

Jennifer graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communication from the University of Minnesota. She is a proud graduate of Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions (BLIND), Inc. The training she received there and her continued involvement in the National Federation of the Blind have helped her live the life she wants. She has taught braille, daily-living skills, and technology to students of all ages at the Colorado Center for the Blind, Blind Industries and Services of Maryland, and now BLIND, Inc. She has also worked with high school students with severe and profound needs, as a braille proofreader, and as a teaching assistant in a preschool for blind students. She has been active in the NFB in Colorado and Wisconsin, serving as secretary of the NFB of Wisconsin for several years, and is currently the treasurer of the Metro Chapter and the editor of The Bee, a national newsletter for parents of blind children. Her hobbies include reading, swimming, cooking, and tandem biking. She also loves to spend time with her family of husband Dan and their three boys. (Term ends 2021)