January 11, 2018 @ Sea Salt Del Mar

Board Members: Drs. Biaggi, Grazian, Sherman, Bakriwala, Morgan, Skay, Fasciani, Swift, Boermans, Millet, Cervantes, Lavin, Meisel, Ardakani, Wong, Gampel, Newman

Guests: Nancy-Jo and Dr. Allison Pierce

Call to order: 6:45pm

Secretary:  Dr. Wendy Gross (Not Attending)
No Report

Treasurer:  Dr. Michelle Biaggi
Reviewed November Minutes. Motion by Skay and Meisel to approve meeting minutes as written. Motion passes.

President-Elect: Dr. Robert Grazian
Reviewed 2017 P&L

SDCOS donations made to:

  • Braille Institute ($500)
  • AOA disaster relief ($2,250)
  • LOVC ($1,629)
  • Richard Rex memorial fund ($300)
  • California Vision project ($543)

(Donations to LOVC, Richard Rex memorial fund, and California Vision project paid for by proceeds from the SDCOS Golf Tournament)

Immediate Past President/Richard Rex Liaison: Dr. Ketan Bakriwala

2017 Recap of year and Holiday Party Review

President:  Dr. Michael Morgan
Goals for Board Meetings
Holiday Party Considerations/Alternatives
HOD February 9-10 at the SD Marriott

Vendor Liaison:  Dr. Dave Sherman
-Sponsor Update
-Motion by Sherman and Morgan to approve Empire/Essilor Labs, EyeCarePro, NVision, VSP Global, Zeiss Meditec/Vision as Platinum sponsors. Motion passes.
-Motion by Sherman and Skay to approve sustaining sponsors: ABB Optical, Alcon Labs, Coopervision, Golden State Web Solutions, Gordon Schanzlin New Vision Institute, Konan Medical, La Jolla Lasik, McGee Group, Optovue OCT, Professional Optical Labs, Shamir Insight, Shire, Synergeyes, Vistakon, Vision West, Walman Optical, Wells Fargo Banking/Finance, Waddell & Reed, WestPac Financial

Governmental Affairs:  Dr. Dick Skay
Key person day is April 18 in Sacramento, CA

Professional Affairs:  Dr. Amanda Dexter (Not Attending)
No Report

HCDS:  Dr. Drew Fasciani
No Report

LOVC Liaison: Dr. Erin Swift
Update on LOVC and awards for January Meeting

Communications:  Dr. Nickolet Boermans & Dr. Lucia Millet
February newsletter: due January 15th

Webmaster:  Dr. Susan Cervantes
No Report

OD Relations:  Dr. Michael Morgan (for Dr. John Fitzpatrick)

List is used weekly and seems to be appreciated.  Would like to see more docs on the list so please encourage colleagues who need fill in work to contact JFP.

Peer Review:  Dr. Paul Lavin
No Report

Public Awareness:  Dr. Bob Meisel
1) Monarch Screening – Monday February 26th (need 2-3 more docs)
2) Monarch Exams – Monday and Tuesday March 12-13 (need 1 doc per day)
3) Health Fair UCSD – Montgomery Waller Park 10am-2pm on April 14th
4) Golf Tournament Sunday – July 22nd Location TBD
5) Evaluate/Change November Board Meeting (AAO Meeting is that weekend) to November 1st

Membership: Dr. Eric White (Not Attending)
No Report

Dr. Patty Cheng  (Not Attending)
Dr. Michael Kling (Not Attending)
Dr. David Ardakani
Dr. David Wong
Dr. Dana Gampel

Honorary Board Member:
Dr. Byron Newman

Nancy-Jo Sinkiewicz
Dr. Allison Pierce

Meeting ended: 7:50pm
Next board meeting: Thurs March 8th, 2018 at True Food Kitchen in Fashion Valley Mall at 6:30pm