(Press Release) Leaders of the American Optometric Association were sworn in to office on June 27, during the 118th Annual AOA Congress and 44th Annual AOSA Conference: Optometry's Meeting in Seattle.

The Board of Trustees helps establish AOA policy and advocates for the profession of optometry, both in state and federal governments, to help broaden optometry’s scope of practice, protect and defend the profession, and expand citizens’ access to quality eye health and vision care.

Here are the members of the 2015-2016 Board of Trustees:

President
Steven A. Loomis, O.D.
Colorado

President-Elect
Andrea P. Thau, O.D.
New York

Vice President
Christopher J. Quinn, O.D.
New Jersey

Secretary-Treasurer
Samuel D. Pierce, O.D.
Alabama

Immediate Past President
David A. Cockrell, O.D.
Oklahoma

 

Trustees
Gregory A. Caldwell, O.D. (continuing to serve)
Pennsylvania

Barbara L. Horn, O.D. (continuing to serve)
Michigan

Robert C. Layman, O.D. (continuing to serve)
Ohio

William T. Reynolds, O.D. (re-elected)
Kentucky

James P. DeVleming, O.D. (re-elected)
Washington

Ronald L. Benner, O.D. (newly elected)
Montana

To learn more about the Board of Trustees, visit here.

Recaps of Optometry’s Meeting 2015 are also available on the AOA’s news website, aoa.org/news.

 
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