Jackie Augustine Elected Board of Directors President at RTP

RTP, Rehabilitation Through Photography announces the election of Jackie Augustine to the position of President of the Board of Directors. Jackie is a 30 year veteran of the photographic industry. She served as Group Publisher of VNU/Nielsen’s Performance Group of Magazines and prior to that she was VP, Group Publisher of the High Technology Group of magazines at Primedia which included Petersen’s PHOTOgraphic and Shutterbug magazines. Currently she is the President of Jackie Augustine Consulting, a company focused on integrated media and marketing solutions. She is also a Member of the PMDA Board of Directors and Editor of the PMDA website.

Jackie has been a strong supporter of RTP for over 25 years and a member of the RTP Advisory Committee. She is passionate about art and photography and the role that Rehabilitation Through Photography plays in “helping transform lives through the power of photography.”

Rehabilitation Through Photography provides photography instruction and programs to veterans, the physically and emotionally challenged, the elderly, at-risk youth, the economically disadvantaged, the homeless and, the visually impaired. This photography instruction engages individuals with the wider world beyond their limitations and empowers them to see and act in creative and life-affirming ways. The acts of capturing the beauty and vitality of the world with a camera and of then enhancing the resulting images, rekindle individuals' interest in and excitement about life.

RTP, Rehabilitation Through Photography partners with public and private organizations across the New York metropolitan area to create programs and procure equipment and supplies and train instructors. Some of the organizations supported by RTP include: ABBR, Arts & Media Preparatory Academy, Block Institute, Children's Village, Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, Encore 49 Residence, Jewish Home & Hospital, Land Gallery, Millenium High School, Pathways To Housing, Phyllis L. Susser School for Exceptional Children, STARR,Inc. From the analog cameras and darkrooms of the past to the digital cameras and software of today, RTP's programs have taught many thousands of students in need, created many inspiring works of beauty, and nurtured countless New Yorkers.

RTP, Rehabilitation Through Photography is entirely supported by tax-deductible donations from individuals, corporations and foundations and is a registered 5013C charitable organization.


sunknight's picture

I heard about the Rehabilitation Through Photography project from a patient when I was at the teleradiology center, my uncle has problems with his vision and I thought this would help him. He is a war veteran and attending the seminars helped him a lot, photography changed his life into better.

Eugene's picture

With his track record of working experiences, there is no doubt that he can perform well his duties to the company. - Integrity Spas