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Tri-State Independent Blind Society, Inc.

1068 Cedar Cross Rd.
Dubuque, IA 52003
Phone: (563) 556-8746
Fax: (563) 556-3592

Hours of Operation

Low Vision Center: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Used Bookstore: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Office: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

List of Officers and Board Members


  • Debra Gagne- President (Blind Disability)
  • Linda Manders- Vice President (Blind Disability)
  • Amanda Meiers- Treasurer (Sighted)
  • Carol Steckel- Secretary (Low-Vision)

Board Members:

  • Reggie Rowe- Honkamp & Kruger, CPA (Sighted)
  • Ron Herrig- Herrig Realty & Insurance, Realtor (Sighted)
  • Violet Haverland- (Blind Disability)
  • Terry Pike- (Blind Disability)
  • Bill Eichhorn - Accountant, DRA (Sighted)
  • Chuck Davis - American Trust Bank (sighted)
  • Donald Gagne- Executive Director (Blind Disability)
  • Judy Jacobs - (Low-Vision)
  • Dorothy Voss- (Blind Disability)
  • Cathy Sauser - (Blind Disability)

"My mother lives at a local care facility and she wanted to "thank you" for her Christmas in July Basket (fruit, candies & goodies). She really enjoyed it! She also has been enjoying her books on digital discs and states "I'd be lost without them". From a grateful community person.