March 9, 2017 @ Vision West

Board Members: Drs. Biaggi, Grazian, Pierce, Bakriwala, Sherman, Skay, Dexter, Fasciani, Boermans, Millet, Fitzpatrick, Lavin, Meisel, Kling, Gross, Newman
Guests: David Ardakani, David Wong, Nancy-Jo

Call to order 6:50 PM

Secretary:  Dr. Michelle Biaggi
Review of February 2017 Minutes: Motion by Drs. Bakriwala/Meisel to approve the February minutes as written. Motion passes.

Treasurer:  Dr. Robert Grazian
Reviewed 2017 YTD P&L

President-Elect: Dr. Michael Morgan (Not attending)
No Report

Immediate Past President:  Dr. Allison Pierce Becker
No Report

President:  Dr. Ketan Bakriwala Chair description updates postponed until May board meeting
Holiday Party – Dec. 9 @ Admiral Kidd Conference Center
Discussed sending reps to schools during graduation luncheons (May)
Discussed allowing COA (Jodi Haas) to speak about “Maximizing Member Benefits” at a CE
Alternate representative for COA Nominating Committee – Dr. Allison Pierce
Reminder to be wary of hacked emails between board members
Reminder for June 11 CE
Agreed to skip April board meeting as a trial for reducing number of yearly meetings

Vendor Liaison:  Dr. Dave Sherman
2017 sponsor update
Update on Step Out event dates

Governmental Affairs:  Dr. Dick Skay
No Report

Professional Affairs:  Dr. Amanda Dexter
Reviewed February 2017 CE

  • Attendees: 99 Total (57 Members, 0 Non-Member Guests, 3 Non-Members, 0 Students, 2 Residents, 8 Guests, 29 Sponsors)

Upcoming CE – Thursday, March 16th:

Brian Chou, OD: Navigating the Choppy Waters Ahead to Flourish in CL Practice, (2 Hr)

HCDS:  Dr. Drew Fasciani
No Report

LOVC Liaison: Dr. Erin Swift (Not Attending)
No Report

Communications:  Dr. Nickolet Boermans & Dr. Lucia Millet
Deadline for April newsletter: 15th March

Webmaster:  Dr. Susan Cervantes (Not Attending)
No Report

OD Relations:  Dr. John Fitzpatrick
Discussed Referral List Eligibility

Peer Review:  Dr. Paul Lavin
No Report

Public Awareness:  Dr. Bob Meisel

  1. SD Science Fair:
    15th March
    Judges: Drs. Byron Newman, Jack Anthony & Bob Meisel
  2. Monarch Screening: Friday, 24th March – 08:00 – 1:00pm
  3. Monarch Exams:
    Thursday – Friday, (13 – 14th) April – 08:30 – 3:00pm
    Need 1 docs 13th
  4. UCSD Health Fair:
    Saturday, 8th April – 10:00 – 2:00pm
  5. SDCOS golf tournament:
    Sunday, 23rd July – 12:00 – 6:00pm
    Riverwalk in Mission Valley

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

Dr. Patty Cheng (Not Attending)
Dr. Michael Kling
Dr. Tina Licina (Not Attending)
Dr. Tammy Nguyen (Not Attending)
Dr. Wendy Gross

Honorary Board Member:
Dr. Byron Newman
Dr. David Ardakani
Dr. David Wong
Nancy-Jo Sinkiewicz

Meeting Ended: 7:55 PM

Next board Meeting:  Thursday, May 11th @ NVision