Cincinnati Association for the
Blind & Visually Impaired

CABVI Welcomes Two Returning and Three New Board Members

April 30, 2018 – Cincinnati, OH –Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI) welcomes two returning members and three new board members who bring a wealth of expertise and experience to CABVI.


Returning Members Include:
Mark Meyers, Ph.D, Professor in the School of Education at Xavier University, was first elected to the Board of Trustees in 2008, serving on the Marketing and Strategic Planning Committees. Mark rotated off the Board in 2017 and has been asked to return as a Trustee. (Resident of Wyoming).


John Tolos, Past District Governor of Lions Club International, was first elected to the Board of Trustees in 1998, serving on the Program Services and Information Services Committee and Chairing the Strategic Planning Committee. John also rotated off the Board in 2017 and has been asked to rejoin the Board. (Resident of Montgomery).


Three New Members:

Dr. Luke Lindsell
Dr. Luke Lindsell is a former optometrist and current retinal specialist with the Cincinnati Eye Institute. His volunteer history includes working with Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity (VOSH) in Mexico during optometry school, as well as working with the Lions Eye mission trips to El Salvador and Honduras to perform cataract surgery during his residency. He is also an Associate Professor of Opthalmology at the University of Cincinnati. Luke joined the Program Committee of CABVI’s Board in November 2017. (Resident of Indian Hill).


Kim Ravenhall
Kim Ravenhall is the CFO of Business and General Aviation, Integrated Systems at GE Aviation. Her finance experience includes leading GE business units including planning, analysis, and setting/executing business strategy. Her volunteer affiliations include Junior Achievement, Lakota Hills Baptist Church, and Reach Out Lakota. Kim Joined the Audit/Finance Committee of CABVI’s Board in October 2017. (Resident of Liberty Township).


Tim Smith
Tim Smith brings 35 years of experience in brand identity development, branded environments, interaction design, packaging and advertising. His experience includes vice president and director level positions within four of the largest design organizations in the United States: FRCH Design Worldwide, RPA (now Fitch), LPK and marchFIRST. Tim has also served as an adjunct professor at the Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) and has guest lectured at various colleges. Tim is the current Chapter President for the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. (Resident of East End Cincinnati).

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