September 5, 2019 @ NVision Eye Center

Attending Board Members: Dr. Michelle Biaggi, Dr. Michael Morgan, Dr. Robert Grazian, Dr. Dave Sherman, Dr. Drew Fasciani, Dr. David Wong, Dr. Nikolet Boermans, Dr. Lucia Millet, Dr. Stephanie Le, Dr. Bob Meisel, Dr. Jenn Chinn, Dr. Marcelline Ciuffreda, Dr. Simona Grosu, Dr. Anita Koo

Call to Order: 6:43pm

Secretary: Dr. Alexandra Scovill (Dr. Biaggi for Dr. Scovill)
Reviewed August 2019 Minutes. Motion by Drs. Meisel/Sherman to approve minutes as written. Motion passes.

Treasurer: Dr. Wendy Gross (Dr. Grazian for Dr. Gross)
Reviewed August 2019 financial statement and 2019 Year to Date P&L

President-Elect: Dr. Michelle Biaggi
Reminder and Update: October 10, 2019 Vendor Appreciation Dinner

Immediate Past President: Dr. Michael Morgan No Report

President: Dr. Robert Grazian

  • SDCOS 2-HR CE, Handlery Hotel, Thursday, September 12 , Dr. Srini Iyengar and Dr. Jeremiah Tao, Topic: Oculoplastics
  • Vendor Appreciation Dinner, Braille Institute, October 10, 2019, all attend.
  • Annual Holiday Party, Dec. 7, 2019, SAVE THE DATE. VSP Global is co-event sponsor with SDCOS.
  • LOVC volunteer doctors needed to perform eye exams M-F, 9-12:30pm at LOVC Clinic. Seeking donation for autorefractor.
  • November 7, 2019 Board meeting location selected, Country Club of Rancho Bernardo.
  • President’s Council, October 19, 2019, SCCO at MBKU, Fullerton.
  • COA Legislative Day, April 22, 2020, Sacramento.
  • 2020 House of Delegates, February 21-22, 2020, Los Angeles, Renaissance Airport Hotel.
  • COA accepting nominations for 2019 COA Awards, deadline to submit is October 10, 2019.
  • Motion by Drs. Meisel/Biaggi to donate a $200 check to the Western Regional Conference pending available funds in the “membership” budget.

Vendor Liaison: Dr. Dave Sherman
Sponsor Update

Governmental Affairs: Dr. Dick Skay (absent)
No Report

Professional Affairs: Dr. Amanda Dexter (Dr. Grazian for Dr. Dexter)

  • Ortho-K/CRT educational event requested by Richard Ruth, Director/Paragon ortho-K program to SDCOS members on fitting Paragon Vision CRT lenses, no cost to SDCOS. Heth to offer a 2 hour requests minimum of 25 OD’s to attend, midweek evening.
  • Attendance of August 11th 5-HR CE: 97 total members and guests that included 28 Sponsors.

HCDS: Dr. Drew Fasciani
No Report

LOVC Liaison: Dr. David Wong
Discussed potential for LOVC volunteers to provide free eye exams at their office vs. LOVC clinic

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

Webmaster: Dr. Stephanie Le
No Report

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

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

Public Awareness: Dr. Bob Meisel

  1. Monarch screening
    September 30, 2019 with 2 VA residents, Dr. Skay, 2 UCSD pre-optometry students assisting Dr. Meisel.
  2. Monarch exams
    October 15-16, 2019, 8 am- 3 pm, Need assistance both days….1/2 days or full day to assist Dr. Meisel.
  3. Tzu Chi health clinic
    October 20, 2019, 9 am – 2 pm, at Mountain Empire High School. 4) LionsInSight website for volunteering

Membership: Dr. David Ardakani (Dr. Jenn Chinn for Dr. Ardakani)
Reviewed August 17, 2019 MD-OD Social Gathering

Richard Rex Liaison: Dr. Michael Morgan
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 (absent)

Honorary Board Member: Dr. Byron Newman (absent)
No Report

Guests: Nancy-Jo Sinkiewicz, Administrative Director (absent)

Meeting Ended: 8:02pm

Next Board Meeting: October 10, 2019, and Vendor Appreciation Dinner at Braille Institute, La Jolla