Our Foundation

Our Foundation

Our foundation was established to support the mission and programming efforts at Alphapointe. Our purpose is to empower people with vision loss to live, work and be independent.

Advocacy and Awareness

As we strive to meet the ever expanding needs of our vision loss community, Alphapointe Foundation is committed to building awareness of the organization and ensuring it has the funding and resources it needs to fulfill its mission.


Dedication and Determination

Alphapointe Foundation provides direct services to nearly 1,000 people with vision loss through rehabilitation and education, and has reached nearly 5,000 through innovative community outreach programs. Be a visionary. Get involved today!


Our Events

Alphapointe Foundation engages with the community to empower people with vision loss and increase the awareness of the many services offered.

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Foundation Board of Directors


David Westbrook, Chair
Management Consultant 

Lyn Petro, Secretary
Occupational Therapist, Advocate

Gina Gowin
Executive Director, Alphapointe Foundation


Hilary Butler
Brand Director – Sustainable Brands, Fetzer Vineyards

James Day
Owner, JD Day Company

Grant Gooding
Founder & CEO, PROOF

Dan Gedman
Owner, Liquid 9

Melissa Jobe
Director, Intellectual Property, T-Mobile

Michael Lynch
Retired Major General, U.S. Air Force

Reinhard Mabry
President & CEO, Alphapointe

Ed Marquette
Attorney, Kutak Rock, LLC

Beth Nichols-Kelloff
Retired Financial Advisor

Daryl Randolph, Sr.
Senior Pastor, Center of Hope Ministries

Dennis Ridenour
President & CEO, Bio Nexus KC

Laurent Roy
Beverage Consultant 

Rick Taylor
Sales Manager, Summit Litho, Inc.

Mike Williams
Independent Medicare Sales Consultant

Terri Wright
Retired Business Analyst 

New York Advisory Committee

Laura Allen
Senior Accessibility Program Manager, Google

Mark Farrell
Media Personality & Motivational Speaker

David Paterson
Former Governor, New York