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Our Team

The Real-Life ‘Batman’

Daniel Holds two Masters degrees, Life-Span Developmental Psychology from California State University, San Bernardino, and Special Education from Cal. State Los Angeles. Daniel also holds two national certificates in orientation and mobility – Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS), since 1996, and National Orientation and Mobility Certificant (NOMC), since 2005. He is the first blind person to obtain the COMS, and also the first to obtain both certificates. Learn more about Daniel.

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‘Hey, there’s that blind skateboarding Dude!’

Brian Bushway hears that often, thanks to global TV programs, and his appearance with Daniel Kish in X Ambassador’s ‘Renegades’ music video which has over 20 million views on YouTube. Apart from being one cool California Dude, Brian is also one of the proudest legacies of the efforts by Daniel Kish to educate and liberate blind persons. One of our earliest students who lost his sight at 14, Brian uses his insights to help people find opportunities in their ‘blind spots’. Learn more about Brian.

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The ‘Human Eclipse’

We’re still trying to figure that one out – it’s the monicker J got stuck with in a Weather Channel documentary about his abilities with FlashSonar™ Echolocation.  Blind from the age of 12, Justin ‘J’ Steele-Louchart began teaching himself Perceptual Navigation based on materials published online by Daniel Kish. After more formal training with World Access For The Blind, we’re proud to have him as the newest member of our Team. Learn more about J.

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Administration and Board of Directors

William (Bill) P. Wolfe: Chief Operations Officer

For matters concerning Operations and Human Resources:

billwolfe00@yahoo.com

+1.802.236.1564

Chetan Bakhru

For matters concerning site availability and performance:
chetan@bakhru.net
+1.714.816.4105

John Pak

Chairman, Board of Directors, World Access for the Blind
Program Specialist, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Communications Officer, Civil Air Patrol – U.S. Airforce Auxiliary
Licensed Ham Radio Operator, General Class

Bruno Dacquay, MS

Vice President Surgical Instrumentation
Research and Development
Alcon Irvine Technology Center

Hector Elias

Social Security Administration

Jim McCarthy

Retired Executive Developer, TWA

Maurice Peret, NOMCT

Lead O&M Instructor & Projects Coordinator, Blind Industries & Services of Maryland Rehabilitation Department

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