Mary Jane Surrago, assistant secretary for the board of directors of National Industries for the Blind, has been associated with NIB for more than 40 years. In her previous role as NIB’s vice president-administration, she was responsible for corporate governance, communications, event management, and rehabilitation services. A graduate of Queens College in New York, Ms. Surrago holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and is a member of the National Association of Parliamentarians.
Involved in her community, Ms. Surrago is a New Jersey State Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and past president and active member of the Glen Rock Volunteer Ambulance Corps. She was elected and served three terms on the Borough Council in Glen Rock, New Jersey, in several positions including council president, and chairperson of the divisions of Public Works, Public Safety, Community Affairs, and Building Development and Public Property.