Agenda Items and Meeting Materials

Members of the Board
Lillian Wang, O.D., President
Jeffrey Garcia, O.D., Vice President
Eunie Linden, J.D., Secretary
Stacy Hancock, Optician
Glenn Kawaguchi, O.D.
Mark Morodomi, J.D., Public Member
Joseph Pruitt, O.D.
Jonathon M. Ross, O.D.
Sandra D. Sims, J.D., Public Member
Donald Yoo, J.D., Public Member
Vacant Governor Appointee, Public Member
Gregory Pruden, Interim Executive Officer


Friday, March 17, 2023
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or until completion of business



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Department of Consumer Affairs
Hearing Room
1625 North Market Blvd.
Sacramento, California 95834

The California State Board of Optometry (CSBO) will hold a public meeting via the Webex platform and in-person. Pursuant to the statutory provisions of Government Code section 11133, teleconference locations are not provided.

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Action may be taken on any item on the agenda.

  1. Call to Order / Roll Call / Establishment of a Quorum
  2. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda
    Note: The Board may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during this public comment section, except to decide whether to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting [Government Code Sections 11125, 11125.7(a)].
  3. Department of Consumer Affairs Update
    1. Executive Office
    2. Budget Office
      1. Fund Condition
      2. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Future Fund Condition Issues
  4. Board President’s Report
    1. Call for Board Officer Nominations
  5. Discussion and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes
    1. October 10, 2022
    2. December 9, 2022
    3. January 27, 2023
  6. Executive Officer’s Report
    1. Program Update
    2. Enforcement Program
      1. Statistical Review, Quarter 2, Fiscal Year 2022-2023
      2. AB 2138 FAQ
    3. Examination and Licensing Programs
      1. Statistical Review, Quarter 2, Fiscal Year 2022-2023
    4. Regulatory Update
      1. Mobile Optometric Office
      2. Continuing Education
      3. Implementation of AB 458
      4. Optometry Disciplinary Guidelines
      5. Optician Program Omnibus Regulatory Changes
      6. Dispensing Optician Disciplinary Guidelines
      7. Requirements for Glaucoma Certification
  7. Discussion and Possible Action on Legislation
    1. AB 1369 (Bauer-Kahan): Healing arts licensees
    2. AB 1570 (Low) Optometry: certification to perform advanced procedures
    3. SB 340 (Eggman) Medi-Cal: eyeglasses: Prison Industry Authority
    4. SB 819 (Eggman) Medi-Cal: certification
  8. Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO) OE TRACKER and CSBO Continuing Education (CE) Audit Program
    1. ARBO OE Tracker and BreEZe
    2. CSBO CE Audit Program
    3. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding CE Courses and Topics
  9. Future Agenda Items

Closed Session

  1. Pursuant to Government Code §11126(c)(3), the Board Will Meet in Closed Session for Discussion and Deliberation on Disciplinary Matters
  2. Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(a)(1), the Board Will Meet in Closed Session to Consider and Take Possible Action on the Appointment of an Executive Officer

Reconvene in Open Session

  1. Adjournment

The mission of the California State Board of Optometry is to protect the health and safety of California consumers through licensing, registration, education, and regulation of the practice of Optometry and Opticianry.

Action may be taken on any item on the agenda. Items may be taken out of order for any reason including to accommodate speakers, for convenience, or to maintain a quorum. Meetings of the California State Board of Optometry and its committees are open to the public except when specifically noticed otherwise in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act. Public comments will generally be taken on agenda items at the time the specific item is raised. Please respect time limits, which the Board President may request on an as-needed basis to accommodate all interested speakers and the full agenda.

The meeting is accessible to persons with disabilities. To request disability-related accommodations, use the contact information below. Please submit your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting to help ensure the availability of the accommodation.

Contact Person: Kristina Eklund
2450 Del Paso Road, Suite 105
Sacramento, CA 95834