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Jeanine Lineback

Board Member Biography

jlineback@nfbtx.org

Jeanine Lineback is a dedicated Federationist who is passionate about empowering others through the use of assistive technology and a positive philosophy on blindness. She currently serves as a board member of the National Federation of the Blind of Texas, President of the Austin Chapter, Chairperson of the NFB of Texas Technology Committee and Treasurer of the NFB Assistive Technology Trainers Division.

"I have been a longtime advocate for equal access to technology,” Jeanine said. “We will not be left behind. Technology is at the heart of learning in our schools, access to good jobs, and at the core of equal access to books, information and entertainment.”

Jeanine has been an active member of the organization since 1990. She has served the Federation in many national, state and local positions. Jeanine is a tenBroek Fellow, meaning she is a two-time national scholarship winner of the Federation. She is also a former Texas affiliate state scholarship winner.

Jeanine said one of her greatest joys today is participating in the Texas affiliate’s Youth Mentoring Program. Through the mentoring program, Jeanine teaches blind youth technology, employment strategies and a positive philosophy about blindness.

“We in the Federation will meet these challenges and opportunities with determination and a positive attitude,” Jeanine said. “We will lead the way for access to technology in our education system, at work and at play.”

Jeanine currently works for a global company as a Digital Accessibility Consultant. She loves music, enjoys outdoor activities, is fascinated with geeky gadgets and reads science fiction.

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