October 10, 2019 @ Braille Institute 

SDCOS Board Meeting Minutes
October 10, 2019 @ Braille Institute 

Board members: Drs. Scovill, Grazian, Biaggi, Gross, Ardakani, Skay, Meisel, Grosu, Ordonez, Wong, Sherman, Boermans, Millet, Newman, Fasciani, Ciuffreda, Lavin, Chinn, Le

Meeting began: 7:43pm

Secretary:  Dr. Alexandra Scovill
Reviewed September 2019 Minutes; motion to accept September meeting minutes by Dr. Meisel, motion passed.

Treasurer:  Dr. Wendy Gross
Reviewed September 2019 financial statement, 2019 Year to Date P&L, and 2020 Budget

President-Elect: Dr. Michelle Biaggi
Discussed resignation

Immediate Past President:  Dr. Michael Morgan (not present)
No Report

President:  Dr. Robert Grazian

  • Discussed SDCOS 2-HR CE, Handlery Hotel, Thursday, October 17th,  Dr. Dashaini Retnasothie.
  • Discussed Annual Holiday Party, Dec. 7th, Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa, $40 per person, includes banquet dinner, two drink tickets, and free hotel room raffle.
  • Reminder, LOVC volunteer doctors needed to perform eye exams M-F, 9-12:30pm at LOVC Clinic
  • Discussed President’s Council, October 19, 2019, SCCO at MBKU, Fullerton.
  • Discussed House of Delegates, Feb. 21-22, 2020, Los Angeles, Renaissance Airport Hotel, Sign-up sheet.
  • Discussed COA Legislative Day, April 22, 2020, Sacramento.
  • Reviewed board nominations and new business.

 Vendor Liaison:  Dr. Dave Sherman

  • Discussed 2020 Sponsor applications
  • Reviewed Ortho-K/CRT educational event request, Paragon

Governmental Affairs:  Dr. Dick Skay
No Report

Professional Affairs:  Dr. Amanda Dexter (not present)

  • Attendance of Sept. 12th 2-HR CE total members and guests: 80, and total number included 15 sponsors.

HCDS:  Dr. Andrew Fasciani
No Report

LOVC Liaison:  Dr. David Wong
No Report

Communications:  Dr. Nickolet Boermans & Dr. Lucia Millet
September newsletter: deadline for entries is 15th of the prior month.

Webmaster:  Dr. Stephanie Le
Discussed need for email marketing service provider. Motion to spend $50/month toward a new marketing platform by Drs. Le and Meisel, motion passed.

OD Relations:  Dr. John Fitzpatrick (not present)
No Report

Peer Review:  Dr. Paul Lavin
No Report

Public Awareness: Dr. Bob Meisel
Discussed upcoming events:

  • Monarch exams: October 15-16, 2019, 8 am-3 pm, Dr. Recker volunteered for the 15th, and Drs. Chin and Grazian volunteered for the 16th
  • Tzu Chi health clinic:  October 20, 2019, 9 am-2 pm, at Mountain Empire High School.

Membership: Dr. David Ardakani
No Report

Richard Rex Liaison:  Dr. Michael Morgan (not present)
No Report

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
No Report

Guests: Nancy-Jo Sinkiewicz, Administrative Director
Meeting adjourned: 8:18pm

Next Board Meeting: November 7, 2019 at The Country Club of Rancho Bernardo.