On August 22, 2019, the American Optometric Association held a Board Meeting on the Illinois College of Optometry campus. ICO was the first-ever optometry school chosen for this honor. In addition to the formal meeting, the AOA’s agenda included a tour, student lunch, and a presentation on practice management.
Pictured above with ICO President Dr. Mark Colip, AOA Board Members in attendance included:
Barbara Horn, OD, President
William Reynolds, OD, President-Elect
Robert Layman, OD, Vice President
James DeVleming, OD, Secretary-Treasurer
Samuel Pierce, OD, Immediate Past President
Ronald Benner, OD, Trustee
Steven Reed, OD, Trustee
Jacqueline Bowen, OD, Trustee
Lori Grover, OD, Trustee
Teri Geist, OD, Trustee
Terri Gossard, OD, Trustee
Staff members from the AOA and AOSA were also present. We thank the AOA’s leadership, hope everyone had a rewarding meeting, and look forward to the next visit.