2017-18 Board of Trustees members were named.

(Press Release) WASHINGTON, DC — Leaders of the American Optometric Association (AOA) were sworn in to office on June 24 during the 120th Annual AOA Congress & 46th Annual AOSA Conference: Optometry's Meeting in Washington, DC.

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 the public's access to quality eye health and vision care.

The members of the 2017-18 Board of Trustees are:

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

President-Elect
Samuel D. Pierce, O.D.
Alabama

Vice President
Barbara L. Horn, O.D.
South Carolina and Michigan

Secretary-Treasurer
William T. Reynolds, O.D.
Kentucky

Immediate Past President
Andrea P. Thau, O.D.
New York

Trustees

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

James P. DeVleming, O.D. (continuing to serve)
Washington

Ronald L. Benner, O.D. (re-elected to serve)
Montana

Steven T. Reed, O.D. (continuing to serve)
Mississippi

Jacqueline Bowen, O.D. (re-elected to serve)
Colorado

Fred Farias III, O.D. (newly elected)
Texas

To learn more about the Board of Trustees, visit www.aoa.org/about-the-aoa/board-of-trustees. Recaps of Optometry’s Meeting 2017 are also available on the AOA’s news website, www.aoa.org/news.INVISION 2017 2018 AOA BOT

The American Optometric Association has sworn in new officers and trustees.

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