Public Advisory Council Member

Joseph J. McNulty

Joseph J. McNullty, Public Advisory Council Member

Helen Keller National Center
141 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, NY  11050
516-944-8900, Extension 270 – Voice
516-944-5984 – Fax    516-944-8637 – TTY (e-mail)

Joseph J. McNulty has been the Executive Director of the Helen Keller National Center (HKNC) since June 1990. He currently serves as the Principal Investigator of the National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB), a national technical assistance project that supports the educational needs of children who are Deaf-Blind; he also serves on the Advisory Committee for the RRTC on Blindness and Low Vision at Mississippi State University and as a special advisor to the Executive Board of the National Family Association for Deaf-Blind (NFADB).

Mr. McNulty has served as the Co-chair of the National Coalition on Deaf-Blindness, representing deaf-blindness on the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities’ (CCD), Education and Employment Task Forces.

Other Committees and affiliations over the years:

  • Perkins National Deaf-Blind Training Project – Consortium Committee
  • American Foundation for the Blind Advisory Committee – Deaf-Blind Project
  • President’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities


  • Education:  MA, Adelphi University
    BS, Niagara University
  • Years at HKNC:   34