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Bill Howe
Executive Director

Overall Management of COA, AOA & COA Operations & Relations, Administration & Policy, Internal and External Entity Relations/Support, California Vision Foundation Board Liaison. Interprofessional Relations, Legal matters, Society Relations/Support, project oversight, Strategic Planning.
bhowe@coavision.org

Laurel O'Leary
Executive Assistant

Board of Trustees Liasion, Bylaws, Policy Resolutions, Committee Liaison to: House of Delgates Commitee, Presidents' Council and Leadership Conference Commitee, Nominating Committee, Recognition Committee, Optometrist of the Year Committee.
loleary@coavision.org

       

Jodi Haas
Development Manager

COA, AOA & Local Society Membership Recruitment & Retention, Student Section Liaison, Member Benefits & Services, COA sponsorships, advertising and strategic. Committee Liaison: COA Membership Committee. 
jhaas@coavision.org 
(916) 266-5038

Jenny Peterson
Membership Coordinator

Member Status Changes, Society Transfers, Student Membership Questions, Adjustment/Waiver/Extension Requests, Monthly Dues Report, Society Rosters. Committee Liaison: Dues Adjustment Subcommittee.
Kristine Shultz
Government Affairs Director
AOA Political Action Committee, Cal-OPAC, Government Affairs, Legislative Committee, Legislative Issues, LSCOA-PAC, Peer Review, Political Public Vision League/Legal Issues
kshultz@coavision.org
(916) 266-5027
 

Julie Andrade
Grassroots Manager

Keyperson Program Coordination, Legislative Administration and Advocacy, Political Action Committee Administration, Internal and External Legislative Communications.

 

 

Lauren Sutherland
Legislative Coordinator

Member inquiries regarding practice of optometry issues, optometric licensure and practice issues, legislative administration.
lsutherland@coavision.org
(916) 266-5042

Kara Corches
Legislative Advocate

Health Care Delivery Systems Committee, Internal and External Regulatory Communications, Third-Party Payer, Coalition Building.
kcorches@coavision.org
(916) 266-5026

Jennifer Watson
Education and Events Manager

Event logistics, continuing education program development. 
Committee Liaison: Education and Clinical Practice

 

Brenda Stewart
Education and Events Coordinator

Monterey Symposium and OptoWest education program coordination, Exhibit Hall Booth Sales and Processing, Local Society Continuing Education Course Approval.

Sarah Harbin
Director of Public Relations

External communications, media relations, press releases, content development, COA publications.
sharbin@coavision.org



 

Louise McAtee
Director of Finance

 Financial Statement            Preparation, Bank      Reconciliation, Accounting  Process, Membership Dues  Billing, Dues Receivable,  Membership Account  Reconciliation, Membership  Dues Reports.
 (916) 266-5045
 
Tricia Sosa
Financial Accountant
 
Accounts Receivable, General Payment Processing, Accounting Process, Membership Dues Billing, Membership Account Reconciliation, Society Dues Disbursements.
tsosa@coavision.org
(916) 266-5036

Mark Sira
Network Administrator

COA Membership Database and Network Administrator, E-Mail, Internal staff IT support, Facilities Management, Voice Mail & Telephone Administration.
 

 

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