Mission: Agent to the department for the blind and vision impaired in providing services to the blind licensees under the randolph-sheppard program.
Programs: Business opportunities for the blind (b. O. B. ) performs management services for all aspects of vendor operations. B. O. B. Maintains business and health insurance and pension funds, accounts for the va highway vending operations and provides all financial accounting services for all blind managers and the department for the blind and vision impaired.
business opportunities for the blind operates a training program to prepare the blind vendors to operate the stands on their own. Vendors are trained each year.
business opportunities for the blind procures equipment for new facilities as well as manages the repair and maintenance of the equipment currently in use.
business opportunities for the blind counsels vendors on day to day operations & with specific problems they incur. B. O. B. Helps blind vendors implement new procedures, works with the vendor's council and the department for the blind and vision impaired to administer the states' vending facility program, and visits facilities to ascertain their success.