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:
Christopher J. Quinn, O.D.
Samuel D. Pierce, O.D.
Barbara L. Horn, O.D.
South Carolina and Michigan
William T. Reynolds, O.D.
Immediate Past President
Andrea P. Thau, O.D.
Robert C. Layman, O.D. (continuing to serve)
James P. DeVleming, O.D. (continuing to serve)
Ronald L. Benner, O.D. (re-elected to serve)
Steven T. Reed, O.D. (continuing to serve)
Jacqueline Bowen, O.D. (re-elected to serve)
Fred Farias III, O.D. (newly elected)
The American Optometric Association has sworn in new officers and trustees.