November 2, 2017 @ Rockin’ Baja Lobster

Board Members: Drs. Biaggi, Grazian, Bakriwala, Sherman, Fasciani, Swift, Millet, Meisel, Ardakani, Wong, Gampel, Boermans, Dexter, Pierce, Morgan, Fitzpatrick, Lavin, Skay, White, Cervantes, Cheng, Kling

Guests: Nancy-Jo

Call to order 6:35pm

Secretary:  Dr. Michelle Biaggi
Reviewed October 2017 Minutes. Motion by Drs. Meisel/Swift to approve the minutes as written. Motion passes.

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

President-Elect: Dr. Michael Morgan
No Report

Immediate Past President:  Dr. Allison Pierce Becker
No Report

President:  Dr. Ketan Bakriwala
Holiday Party 2017 – December 9th at Admiral Kidd Banquet Hall (Point Loma)
Reviewed Board Positions for 2018

Vendor Liaison:  Dr. Dave Sherman
2018 Sponsor Update.
Motion by Drs. Sherman/Dexter to to approve VSP Global as a sponsor. Motion passes.
Motion by Drs. Sherman/Biaggi to approve ABB Concise as a platinum sponsor. Motion passes.
Motion by Drs. Sherman/Boermans to approve Alcon, Gordon Schanzlin, Optovue and Vision West as sustaining sponsors. Motion passes.

Governmental Affairs:  Dr. Dick Skay
Motion by Drs. Skay/Meisel to donate $200 each to Assembly Members Gloria, Chavez and Voepel; and donate remainining amount in budget for political donations to Senator Hernandez. Motion passes.

Professional Affairs:  Dr. Amanda Dexter
Upcoming CE – Thursday, November 16th: Dr. Howard
Motion by Drs. Dexter/Meisel to donate $2,250 to AOA Optometry Cares – Optometry’s Fund for Disaster Relief. Motion passes.

HCDS:  Dr. Drew Fasciani
No Report

LOVC Liaison: Dr. Erin Swift
No Report

Communications:  Dr. Nickolet Boermans & Dr. Lucia Millet
No Newsletter for December

Webmaster:  Dr. Susan Cervantes
No Report

OD Relations:  Dr. John Fitzpatrick

Peer Review:  Dr. Paul Lavin
No Report

Public Awareness:  Dr. Bob Meisel

  1. Monarch exams November 1-2nd
  2. Care Harbor/Western College of Optometry November 17-19 (need volunteers)
  3. UCSD Health Fair April 14th
  4. UCSD Professional Development Panel October 12th
  5. Golf Tournament 2018

Membership: Dr. Eric White
Hurricane Disaster Fund

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

Honorary Board Member:
Dr. Byron Newman (Not Attending)

Nancy-Jo Sinkiewicz

Meeting Ended: 7:13pm
Next board meeting: Thurs Jan 11th, 2018, 6:30pm at Sea Salt Del Mar