October 4, 2018 @ The Braille Institute

Board Members: Drs. Biaggi, Gross, Grazian, Morgan, Swift, Cervantes, Skay, Sherman, and Wong

Call to order: 8:00pm

Guests: Nancy-Jo and Dr. Newman

Secretary:  Dr. Wendy Gross

-Minutes Reviewed

Treasurer:  Dr. Michelle Biaggi

-Reviewed  P&L

-Discussed changing accounting company

-Discussed check signature policy

-Proposal to advertise at the DMV

President-Elect: Dr. Robert Grazian – No report

(not present) Immediate Past President/Richard Rex Fund:  Dr. Ketan Bakriwala – No report

President:  Dr. Michael Morgan

-Holiday party update – The event will take place at Tree Tops at the San Diego Zoo on Dec. 1, 2018

-Leg Update – Branch Office Law is out

Vendor Liaison:  Dr. Dave Sherman

-Discussed raffle tickets at CE meetings

Governmental Affairs:  Dr. Dick Skay – No report

(not present) Professional Affairs:  Dr. Amanda Dexter

-Ed Hernandez – Needs board members willing to call SDCOS members for donations to his campaign

(not present) HCDS:  Dr. Drew Fasciani – No Report

LOVC Liaison: Dr. Erin Swift

-LOVC Update

-Announcement that Dr. Erin Swift will be leaving the board next year

(not present) Communications:  Dr. Nickolet Boermans & Dr. Lucia Millet

-Newsletter info due by the 15th

Webmaster:  Dr. Susan Cervantes – No Report

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

(not present) Peer Review:  Dr. Paul Lavin – No Report

(not present) Public Awareness:  Dr. Bob Meisel

-Monarch Screening (Sept 24th) – 210 patients screened, 67 referred

-Golf Tournament  (Sept 9th) – 31 participants

-VSP Mobile Clinic (Oct 15-16) – We have enough volunteers!

(not present) Membership: Dr. David Ardakani – No report


Dr. David Wong – No Report

Dr. Patty Chang (not present)

Meeting ended: 9:00pm

Next meeting: Thursday, November  8 – Location TBD