LightHouse Staff Profile: Naomi Rosenberg – Making the Visual Tactile

The following is one in a monthly series featuring the extraordinary people who make up the LightHouse staff. Naomi Rosenberg, one of LightHouse’s Accessible Media Specialists, is uniquely equipped to masterfully create materials that are accessible to users who are blind or low vision. She told us, “I love learning languages and I have a … Continue reading LightHouse Staff Profile: Naomi Rosenberg – Making the Visual Tactile

Staff Profile – Molly Irish

With an air of quiet determination and serenity, Community Services Coordinator Molly Irish ensures that each week we offer interesting and engaging programming for our blind adult and senior students. She sees that we offer a variety of activities and classes including a weekly Memorial quilting group, the Beanie’s for Babies knitting group, bingo nights, … Continue reading Staff Profile – Molly Irish

Staff Profile – George Wurtzel adds Enchanted Hills Construction Manager to his List of Accomplishments

George Wurtzel, the new Construction Manager at Enchanted Hills Camp for the Blind, can tell a tale or two. “I have lots of stories, it can overwhelm people. [For example,] I was on the 1980 USA Cross Country Ski Team in the Para-Olympics in Geilo, Norway. I was an exchange student in Japan; my art … Continue reading Staff Profile – George Wurtzel adds Enchanted Hills Construction Manager to his List of Accomplishments

Staff Profile – Debbie Bacon Offers Her Students Choices

One of a series of LightHouse staff profiles. “When students come to me they are often in the middle of big life changes because their vision is changing,” says LightHouse Rehabilitation Counselor Debbie Bacon. “People often don’t know where to turn, or if they do, they don’t know what questions to ask. They feel they … Continue reading Staff Profile – Debbie Bacon Offers Her Students Choices

Staff Profile: Christina Daniels, Accessible Technology Specialist and Music Aficionado

“LightHouse is a place I’ve wanted to work at for a long time,” Christina Daniels, our Access Technology Specialist, said when asked what made her consider working for us. After graduating from our Employment Immersion program, Christina, an experienced accessible technology instructor, got her foot in the LightHouse door when she was hired as receptionist … Continue reading Staff Profile: Christina Daniels, Accessible Technology Specialist and Music Aficionado

Staff Profile: Jeff Carlson – LightHouse of Marin’s Stellar Social Worker

Jeff Carlson has been a Social Worker at the LightHouse for more than 20 years. Through the years he remains thorough and responsive as he helps our constituents navigate their changing vision. He told us, “It is both an honor and a pleasure to work not only with the talented and caring LightHouse staff, but … Continue reading Staff Profile: Jeff Carlson – LightHouse of Marin’s Stellar Social Worker

LightHouse Staff Profile: Ali Lee

Ali Lee is the Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT) and the Services Coordinator at our satellite office LightHouse North Coast in Eureka, CA. Ali works primarily with older adults who are blind and low vision. Many of Ali’s students are recently visually impaired and she helps them determine how to learn the skills to accomplish … Continue reading LightHouse Staff Profile: Ali Lee

Staff Profile: Meet LightHouse Deaf-Blind Specialist Sook Hee Choi

Note: In the next months we will feature profiles of staff members, particularly those that come in contact on a regular basis with our community. For more than a decade Sook Hee has been one of the most valued, appreciated and enthusiastic members of the LightHouse Rehabilitation Staff. Sook Hee, who is deaf, leads the … Continue reading Staff Profile: Meet LightHouse Deaf-Blind Specialist Sook Hee Choi

LightHouse Staff

Click here to read in-depth staff profiles of the LightHouse family! A Abrahamson, Kathy Director of Rehabilitation Services 415-694-7336 Marin 415-258-8496 x103 kabrahamson@lighthouse-sf.org Ahlm, Al LightHouse Industries, Product Manager, San Leandro aahlm@lighthouse-sf.org Alminana, Robert MA, COMS Orientation & Mobility Specialist 415-694-7375 ralminana@lighthouse-sf.org B Bacon, Debbie MS/QRP Rehabilitation Counselor 415-694-7357 dbacon@lighthouse-sf.org Barragan, Javier Janitorial Manager jbarragan@lighthouse-sf.org … Continue reading LightHouse Staff

Community Means Everyone – Lisamaria Martinez, Director of Community Services

One in a continuing series of staff profiles “People who are blind go to the gym, Pier 39, volunteer at soup kitchens…we are everywhere in the community,” Lisamaria Martinez, LightHouse’s Director of Community Services, stresses when discussing Community Services’ significance to LightHouse programming. “We don’t do ‘blind things,’ we do everything, from whitewater rafting trips … Continue reading Community Means Everyone – Lisamaria Martinez, Director of Community Services