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Committees

 

Executive Committee

  • Chair: Sage Hider, OD
  • Ranjeet Bajwa, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO
  • Ron Seger, OD, FAAO
  • Staff Liaison: Bill Howe

California Optometry Editorial Board

  • Chair: Jasmine Yumori, OD
  • Justin Kwan, OD, FAAO
  • Anne Mika Moy, OD
  • Suma Tiriveedhi, OD
  • Cindy Wang, OD, FAAO
  • Meredith Whiteside, OD, FAAO
  • Jason Tu, OD
  • Staff Liaison: Rachael Van Cleave

Communications Committee

  • Chair: Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO
  • John Barron, OD
  • David McCleary, OD, FAAO
  • Margie Recalde, OD, FAAO
  • Erin Swift, OD, FAAO
  • Cindy Wang, OD, FAAO
  • Board Liaison: Ida Chung, OD, FAAO
  • Staff Liaison: Rachael Van Cleave

Education and Clinical Practice Committee

  • Chair: Christopher Gee, OD
  • Sara Chiu, OD
  • Lee Dodge, OD
  • Matthew Earhart, OD
  • Steve Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
  • Anne Mika Moy, OD, FAAO
  • Dave Sendrowski, OD, FAAO
  • Board Liaison: Amanda Dexter, OD, FAAO
  • Staff Liaison: Sarah Harbin

Finance Committee

  • Chair: Ron Seger, OD, FAAO
  • Ranjeet Bajwa, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO
  • Brent Chinn, OD
  • Ida Chung, OD, FAAO
  • Jim Dallas, OD
  • Jason Tu, OD
  • Staff Liaison: Louise McAtee

Health Care Delivery Systems

  • Chair: Karin Meng, OD
  • David Ardaya, OD
  • Jan Cooper, OD, FAAO
  • Trevor Fogg, OD
  • Richard Hom, OD, MPA, FAAO
  • Aaron Lech, OD, FAAO
  • Jeffrey Nishimoto, OD, MBA, FAAO
  • David Redman, OD
  • William Rogoway, OD
  • Board Liaison: Mark Nakano, OD
  • Staff Liaison: Kara Corches

Judicial Council

  • Chair: Steve Minie, OD
  • Fred Dubick, OD, MBA, FAAO
  • John Rosten, OD, MSc
  • Barry Weissman, OD, PhD, FAAO
  • Page Yarwood, OD, MS, FAAO
  • Staff Liaison: Bill Howe

Legislation and Regulation Committee

  • Chair: David Redman, OD
  • Vice-Chair: Steve Minie, OD
  • Fred Dubick, OD, MBA, FAAO
  • Jeff Garcia, OD
  • Lee Goldstein, OD, MPA
  • Sage Hider, OD
  • John Rosten, OD
  • Robert Theaker, OD
  • Board Liaison: Ranjeet Bajwa, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO
  • Staff Liaison: Kristine Shultz

Membership Committee

  • Chair: Brandon Friedman, OD
  • Rachelle Lin, OD
  • Garrett Milner, OD
  • Alison Pierce, OD
  • Marina Rocchi, OD
  • Morgan A. Ruiz, OD
  • Adam Shupe, OD
  • Board Liaison: Candi Kimura, OD
  • Staff Liaisons: Jodi Haas and Jenny Peterson

Presidents’ Council Planning Committee

  • Co-Chair: Mark Nakano, OD
  • Co-Chair: Candi Kimura, OD
  • Alex Elson, OD
  • Audrey Louie, OD
  • Michael Mendoza, OD
  • Marina Rocchi, OD
  • Staff Liaison: Bill Howe

Sponsored Services Committee

  • Chair: Brent Chinn, OD
  • Bruce Abramson, OD
  • Willa Hisle, OD
  • Mick Kling, OD
  • Eileen Linder, OD
  • Matthew Wang, OD
  • Board Liaison: Ron Seger, OD, FAAO
  • Staff Liaison: Bill Howe

Speaker of the House of Delegates 2018

  • Speaker (elected by HOD): Barry Weissman, OD, PhD, FAAO 
  • Vice-Speaker (elected by HOD): John Rosten, OD, MSc
  • Staff Liaison: Laurel O'Leary

Cal-OPAC

  • Chair: Movses D'Janbatian, OD
  • Dick Baker, OD
  • Paul Dobies, OD
  • Daniel Kimura, OD
  • Rod Lum, OD
  • Steve Langsford, OD
  • Adam Shupe, OD
  • Board Liaison: Richard Hom, OD, MPA, FAAP
  • Staff Liaison: Kristine Shultz

LSCOA-PAC

  • Chair: David Ardaya, OD
  • Amy Jo Calder, OD
  • Trevor Fogg, OD
  • Corey Hodes, OD
  • Christopher Kavanaugh, OD
  • Paul Lin, OD
  • Arthur Low, OD
  • Philip Smith, OD
  • Board Liaison: Richard Hom, OD, MPA, FAAO
  • Staff Liaison: Kristine Shultz

Nominating Committee

  • Chair: John Rosten, OD, MSc
  • Vice-Chair: Barry Weissman, OD, PhD, FAAO
  • SMOS (18) Matt Wong, OD
  • REOS (18) Bruce Abramson, OD
  • OCOS (18) Dawn Miller, OD, FAAO
  • CCOS (19) Margie Recalde, OD, FAAO
  • SCCOS (19) Jeff Calmere, OD
  • SVOS (19) Palmer Lee, OD
  • Staff Liaison: Laurel O'Leary

Great Western Council of Optometry Director

  • Liaison: Hilary Hawthorne, OD

Low Vision Rehabilitation Section (LVRS)

  • Chair: Rachelle Lin, OD, MS
  • Vice-Chair: Gary Asano, OD
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Sarah Wolff, OD
  • Board Liaison: Richard Hom, OD, MPA, FAAO
  • Staff Liaison: Bill Howe

COA Optometric Student Section Coordinating Council

  • Chair: Jeremy Ball (WUCO)
  • Vice-Chair: Mariam Khalid (SCCO)
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Camille Weissenberg (UCBSO)
  • Board Liaison: Amanda Dexter, OD, FAAO
  • Staff Liaison: Jodi Haas

Optometrist of the Year Committee

  • Chair: Ernest Takahashi, OD
  • Dawn Miller, OD, FAAO
  • Robert Theaker, OD
  • Staff Liaison: Laurel O'Leary

VWI Advisory Panel

  • Ranjeet Bajwa, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO
  • Brent Chinn, OD
  • Scott Daly, OD
  • Movses D'Janbatian, OD
  • Fred Dubick, OD, MBA, FAAO
  • Sage Hider, OD
  • Steve Minie, OD
  • David Redman, OD
  • John Rosten, OD, MSc
  • Robert Theaker, OD

California Vision Foundation Board of Directors

  • President: Page Yarwood, OD, MS, FAAO
  • Immediate Past-President: John Larcabal, OD
  • Secretary-Treasurer: Vacant
  • Rebecca Kammer, OD
  • Jennifer Ong, OD
  • Maureen Powers, PhD
  • David Turestsky, OD
  • Board Liaison: Jason Tu, OD
  • Staff Liaison: Bill Howe

Public Vision League (PVL)

  • President: Fred Dubick, OD, MBA, FAAO
  • Vice-President: Hilary Hawthorne, OD
  • Secretary-Treasurer: John Rosten, OD, MSc
  • Scott Daly, OD
  • Movses D'Janbatian, OD
  • Sage Hider, OD
  • Staff Liaison: Kristine Shultz
  • Legal Counsel: William A. Gould, Esq.

Recognition Subcommittee

  • Chair: Page Yarwood, OD, MS, FAAO
  • Movses D'Janbatian, OD
  • Fred Dubick, OD, MB, FAAO

Advisory Committee

  • TBD by speaker

Additional Liaisons

Bay Area Optometric Council Anne Mika Moy, OD, FAAO
Board Liaison:  Richard Hom, OD, MPA, FAAO
     
     
Alameda/Contra Costa Counties Sarah Kochik, OD
Board Liaison: Richard Hom, OD, MPA, FAAO
     
Cahuilla Blair Ball, OD
Board Liaison: Jason Tu, OD
     
Central California Margarette Recalde, OD, FAAO
Board Liaison: Mark Nakano, OD
     
Golden Empire Marina Rocchi, OD
Board Liaison: Amanda Dexter, OD, FAAO
     
Humboldt-Del Norte Marcus Appy, OD
Board Liaison: Ron Seger, OD, FAAO
     
Imperial County Christopher  Wright, OD
Board Liaison: Mark Nakano, OD
     
Inland Empire: Richard Gray, OD
Board Liaison: Ida  Chung, OD, FAAO
     
Kern  Dawson Li, OD
Board Liaison: Ranjeet Bajwa, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO
     
Los Angeles Nicole Kohan, OD
Board Liaison: Candi Kimura, OD
     
Mojave Desert Glenn Hiura, OD
Board Liaison: Steve Minie, OD
     
     
Monterey Bay Jennifer  Buell, OD
Board Liaison: Ron Seger, OD, FAAO
     
Orange County Rachelle Lin, OD, MS, FAAO
Board Liaison: Jason Tu, OD
     
Redwood Empire Bruce Ambramson, OD
Board Liaison: Ida Chung, OD, FAAO
     
Rio Hondo Fabian Corona, OD
Board Liaison: Ida Chung, OD, FAAO
     
Sacramento Valley Brian Park, OD
Board Liaison: Amanda Dexter, OD, FAAO
     
San Diego Ketan Bakriwala, OD
Board Liaison: Amanda Dexter, OD, FAAO
     
San Fernando Valley Lernik Torossian, OD, FAAO
Board Liaison: Steve Minie, OD
     
San Francisco Clifford Lee, OD
Board Liaison: Candi Kimura, OD
     
San Gabriel Valley Cindy Wang, OD, FAAO
Board Liaison: Jason Tu, OD
     
San Joaquin Timothy Ng, OD
Board Liaison: Candi Kimura, OD
     
San Mateo County Radbert Chin, OD
Board Liaison: Richard Hom, OD, MPA, FAAO
     
Santa Clara County Kelly Kageyama, OD
Board Liaison: Ron Seger, OD, FAAO
     
South Bay Amanda Powers, OD
Board Liaison: Mark Nakano, OD
     
Tri-County Ben Palmer, OD
Board Liaison: Ranjeet Bajwa, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO
     
Tulare-Kings Donald Stover, OD
Board Liaison: Jason Tu, OD
     
MBKU    
Board Liaison: Sage Hider, OD
     
UCBSO    
Board Liaison: Sage Hider, OD
     
WUHS    
Board Liaison: Sage Hider, OD

 

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