Board Members: Drs. Scovill, Grazian, Biaggi, Gross, Skay, Wong, Fitzpatrick, Lavin, Meisel, Ciuffreda, Ordonez, Newman
Meeting began: 6:40pm
Secretary: Dr. Alexandra Scovill
Reviewed June 2019 Minutes. Motion by Drs. Meisel and Lavin to accept June meeting minutes, motion passed.
Treasurer: Dr. Wendy Gross
Reviewed July financial statement and 2019 Year to Date P&L.
President-Elect: Dr. Michelle Biaggi
Presented current 2020 SDCOS Calendar.
Discussed Vendor Appreciation Dinner upcoming on October 10, 2019.
Immediate Past President: Dr. Michael Morgan
President: Dr. Robert Grazian
- Discussed SDCOS Golf Outing last weekend, August 4th
- Reviewed past Veteran Stand Down San Diego, SDCOS participation, see Public Awareness report.
- Reviewed New OD BBQ held June 15, 2019. Will invite new ODs that attended to the September 2 hour CE.
- Discussed Annual Holiday Party, Dec. 7, 2019 at the Hilton Resort and Spa near Mission Bay, SAVE THE DATE. VSP Global is co-event sponsor with SDCOS.
- SDCOS 5-HR CE, Handlery Hotel, Sunday, August 11th, Ocular Surface Disease/Contact Lenses
- Reminder: Vendor Appreciation Dinner, Braille Institute, October 10, 2019, SAVE THE DATE.
- Reminder: LOVC volunteer doctors needed to perform eye exams M-F, 9-12:30pm at LOVC Clinic.
Vendor Liaison: Dr. Dave Sherman
Governmental Affairs: Dr. Dick Skay
MediCal eyeglass coverage for adults to begin January 1, 2020.
Legislative Day is set for April 22, 2020.
Professional Affairs: Dr. Amanda Dexter (Dr. Grazian spoke for Dr. Dexter)
June 5 hour CE attendance: 110 total, 22 sponsors, 7 speakers
HCDS: Dr. Drew Fasciani
LOVC Liaison: Dr. David Wong
Discussed tentative options for seeing LOVC patients outside the LOVC clinic.
Communications: Dr. Nickolet Boermans & Dr. Lucia Millet
No report other than the deadline for entries is 15th of the prior month.
Webmaster: Dr. Stephanie Le
OD Relations: Dr. John Fitzpatrick
Peer Review: Dr. Paul Lavin
Recapped last week’s August 4th Golf Tournament.
Public Awareness: Dr. Bob Meisel
- Recapped last week’s August 4th Golf Tournament
- Recapped Veteran Stand Down San Diego on June 28-30th and possible sponsorship.
- Reminder: Shirley Weber sponsored Back to School Health Fair
Saturday, August 10th, O’Farrell Charter School 10:00am-2:00pm
Hand out brochures and VSP certificates
- Reminder: Monarch School Screening, Monday, September 30, 2019, 8:00am-3:00pm
- Reminder: Monarch School Exams, Tuesday October 15 and Wed. October 16, 2019, 8:00am-3:00pm
Membership: Dr. David Ardakani (Dr. Grazian spoke for Dr. Ardakani)
Discussed upcoming August 17, 2019 MD-OD Social Gathering
Richard Rex Liaison: Dr. Michael Morgan
Dr. Jenn Chinn Co-Membership
Dr. Marcelline Ciuffreda Holiday Party Committee
Dr. Simona Grosu Co-Public Awareness, Holiday Party Committee
Dr. Anita Koo School Liaison
Dr. Kathryn Ordonez Sunshine Committee
Honorary Board Member: Dr. Byron Newman
Guests: Nancy-Jo Sinkiewicz, Administrative Director
Meeting adjourned: 7:59pm
Next Board Meeting: September 5, 2019, at NVision Eye Center, La Jolla