Board Members: Gross, Grosu, Scovill, El-Moghrabi, Sherman, Meisel, Skay, Song, Ardakani, Ordonez, Song, Fasciani, Ardakani, Chinn, Millet, Grazian and Boermans.
Call to order: 6:58 pm
Secretary: Dr. Roula El-Moghrabi
Reviewed September 2020 Minutes. Motion by Dr. Sherman to accept the minutes as, second by Dr. Meisel, motion passed.
Treasurer: Dr. Simona Grosu
Reviewed September P&L. Motion by Dr. Sherman to accept September P&L, second by Dr. Skay, motion passed.
President-Elect: Dr. Alexandra Scovill
Reviewed survey responses from vendors and vendor meeting.
Reviewed tentative new 2021 calendar.
Immediate Past President: Dr. Robert Grazian
President: Dr. Wendy Gross
Reviewed CE Webinars
Restructuring our society around virtual meetings
- Executive board is working on changes to the budget, CE schedule, types of events, and sponsorship program
Discussed having a virtual fundraising event instead of a Holiday party.
- Planners: Drs. Ciuffreda, Boermans, Ordonez, and Nancy-Jo
Vendor Liaison: Dr. David N. Sherman
Governmental Affairs: Dr. Richard Skay
Professional Affairs: Dr. Amanda Dexter (absent)
2-hour CE on October 22 – Dr. Susan Cotter, OD, MS, FAAO
COA Health Care Delivery Systems (HCDS) Liaison: Dr. Andrew Fasciani
LOVC Liaison: Dr. Michael Morgan (absent)
LOVC reopened with only one person in the clinic at a time and by appointment only
Communications: Dr. Nickolet Boermans & Dr. Lucia Millet
September 2020 newsletter: deadline for entries is the 15th of the prior month.
Webmaster: Dr. Ilya Volk (absent)
Membership: Dr. David Ardakani
OD Relations: Dr. John Fitzpatrick (absent)
Peer Review: Dr. Paul Lavin (absent)
Public Awareness: Dr. Bob Meisel
Tiana’s virtual KOGO interaction
Dr. Jenn Chinn – Co-Membership chair/New Member Liaison
Dr. Kathryn Ordonez – Sunshine Coordinator
Dr. Marcelline Ciuffreda (absent) – Richard Rex Fund Liaison
Dr. Tiana Mathieson (absent) – Co-Public Awareness
Dr. Nina Song – School Liaison
Dr. Tatyana Budarina (absent) – Signs Liaison/Social media manager
Honorary Board Member: Dr. Byron Newman (absent).
Administrative Director: Nancy-Jo Sinkiewicz.
Meeting adjourned: 7:26 pm. Next Board Meeting: November 5, 2020. location: Virtual meeting using Zoom.