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RDPFS Names New Executive Director: Jason Eckert

The Board of Directors of Reader’s Digest Partners for Sight Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Eckert as Executive Director effective June 28, 2021.  Jason has 25 years of professional experience in the Blind and Vision Impaired community, where he is known for his skills in working closely with providers and other community partners to remove impediments to success and foster the development of innovative, goal-oriented programs. He began his career as a Rehabilitation Counselor providing career services at Lighthouse International (now Lighthouse Guild) in New York. In 2000 he joined the New York State Commission for the Blind, where he rose to the position of Downstate Regional Coordinator, a position he held for seven years. Jason holds an M.A. in Counseling and a B.A. in Psychology from the George Washington University. Please join us in welcoming him.