Blinded Veterans Association Florida Regional Group

Southwest District

The counties assigned to this District are as follows: Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, Manatee, Sarasota.


This page is dedicated to the Southwest District of the Florida Regional Group.  Information specific to this district is contained on this page.


Southwest District Director:

​James Duda
Phone: (239) 450-6007
E-mail Address: jamesduda52@hotmail.com


Assistant District Directors 8

John Thomas 239 283 1708 Saint James City ALM PghJohn11@aol.com

Bill Stockslager 941 276 1561 Punta Gorda LM wstockslager@comcast.net

Joseph Taylor 239 823 0744 Cape Coral LM joeandsade@aol.com                      

Robert Waterson 239 540 2759 Cape Coral ALM no email

George, Schudel 239 799 2270 North Fort Myers ALM schudelgeo@gmail.com

John Mackey 941 351 6755 Sarasota ALM bva@jmackey.com



Southwest District VIST Coordinator:


Laurie Charles

Phone: 239-652-1800 ext. 20828

VIST Coordinator (VISUAL IMPAIRMENT SERVICESTEAM)

Department of Veterans Affairs

Lee County Healthcare Center

2489 Diplomat Parkway East

Cape Coral, FL. 33909


Southwest District BROS

Dr. Joyce Dyeer

Phone: 239-652-1800 ext. 20826