Celeste V. Lopes, Esq.
National Board Vice Chair
“Learning Ally has played an integral part in my education experience for, without the support of the nation’s only audible educational library, I would never have enjoyed the educational and therefore the professional success I have been blessed to have. I am privileged to play a role in helping this organization to allow others to reach their full potential.” – Celeste V. Lopes, Esq.
Celeste has been a Learning Ally member since the early 1970s. She first served on the National Board from 1996 to 2005. During that time, she served as Vice Chair from July 1, 2001, through June 30, 2005. She was re-elected to the National Board in October 2006. She currently serves as Vice Chair, having been re-elected to that office in June 2007. Celeste also was a member of RFB&D’s Consumer Advisory Council (CAC) from 1994 to 1998 and currently is Chair of the National Advisory and Advocacy Counsel (NAAC), the leadership group of the National Advisory and Advocacy Network (NAAN), which replaced the CAC. Celeste also serves on the Executive Committee and Technology Advisory Committee.