Shellena Heber is the executive director of the Valley Center for the Blind (VCB), serving Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern Counties in California. VCB offers counseling and group support, creative recreation, special activity groups, adaptive recreation as well as a variety of training programs, including assistive technology, braille instruction, and orientation and mobility. VCB provides employment in a call center for more than 30 people who are blind.
Ms. Heber is a member of the Vision Serve Alliance’s Aging and Vision Loss National Coalition, the California Agencies for the Blind and Visually Impaired, the Central Valley Disability Service Providers Coalition and the Fresno County Disability Equity Coalition.
Ms. Heber holds a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Theory from the University of California, San Diego.