October 7th, 2021

Board Members: Drs. Scovill, Grosu, Gross, Song, El-Moghrabi, Sherman, Skay, Dexter, Millet, Ardakani, Meisel, Ordonez, Mathieson, Rajadhyksha, and Chinn.

Call to order: 6:37 pm

Secretary: Dr. Roula El-Moghrabi
Reviewed May 2021 minutes. Motion by Dr. Meisel to accept the minutes as written, second by Dr. Sherman, motion passed. Reviewed August 2021 minutes. Motion by Dr. Meisel to accept the minutes as written, second by Dr Skay, motion passed.

Treasurer: Dr. Nina Song Reviewed P&L.

President-Elect: Dr. Simona Grosu
Discussed 2022 Calendar
Discussed new venue for in-person CE

Immediate Past President: Dr. Wendy Gross (absent)
No report

President: Dr. Alex Scovill
Discussed healing CA Volunteer opportunity Discussed membership engagement

Halloween costume contest:
Motion by Dr. Skay to spend $75 in gift cards for Halloween costume contest, second by Dr. Meisel, motion passed.

Holiday Party – December 18, 2021
Stone Brewing in Liberty Station
Mask-erade theme
Holiday party committee: Drs. Scovill, Gross, and Rajadhyksha.

Open positions for 2022

  • President Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Vendor Liaison
  • Professional Affairs Liaison

HOD February 11-12, 2022 in San Diego
Nominating Committee – Dr. Bob Meisel will represent SDCOS
Discussed proposed 2022 budget
Discussed administrative director salary. Motion by Dr. Skay second by Dr. Grosu, motion passed.

Vendor Liaison: Dr. David N. Sherman
Discussed vendor payment updates

Governmental Affairs: Dr. Richard Skay
No report

Professional Affairs: Dr. Amanda Dexter
No report

COA Health Care Delivery Systems (HCDS) Liaison: Dr. Andrew Fasciani (absent)
Discussed if there are any issues with insurance billing or reimbursement?

LOVC Liaison: Dr. (absent)

Communications: Dr. Lucia Millet
Monthly 2021 newsletter: deadline for entries is the 15th of the prior month.

Webmaster: Dr. Ilya Volk (absent)
No report

Membership: Dr. David Ardakani
No report

OD Relations: Dr. John Fitzpatrick (absent)
No Report

Peer Review: Dr. Paul Lavin (absent)
No report

Public Awareness: Dr. Bob Meisel
California Lions Friends in Sight vision screening August 28th in Vista
Monarch School update
Lions Gift of Sight November 13, 2021, 9am-1pm

Trustees: Dr. Jenn Chinn Dr. Kathryn Ordonez Dr. Sloan Rajadhyksha Dr. Tiana Mathieson Dr. Erin Swift (absent) Dr. Tatyana Budarina (absent)

Co-Membership chair/New Member Liaison Sunshine Coordinator Richard Rex Fund Liaison

Co-Public Awareness School Liaison Signs Liaison/Social media manager

Honorary Board Member: Dr. Byron Newman (absent)

Administrative Director: Nancy-Jo Sinkiewicz

Meeting adjourned: 8:02 pm

Guests: Julia Richardson, Oriana John, and Greg Pearl.

Next Board Meeting: November 11, 2021; location: Virtual meeting using Zoom