From our certified vision screeners located throughout Georgia to staff members based in Atlanta, we are dedicated to providing the best possible service to our clients and constituents. The strength of Prevent Blindness Georgia begins with our employees. Our work is supported by interns from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University through their work experience program.

See the Contact Us page for staff member contact information.

Jill Thornton
President and CEO

Shavette L. Turner
Manager, North Georgia Children's Programs

Mary Strammiello
Manager, South Georgia Children's Programs

DeAndria Nichols
Vice President, Adult Vision Services

Jessica Lucia
Director of Grants and Marketing

Mary Vidarte
Director of Strategic Planning and Special Events

Deb VanDover
Office Manager