Meeting Agenda


Cyd Brandvein, President
David Turetsky, OD, Vice President
Rachel Michelin, Secretary
Madhu Chawla, OD
Martha Garcia, CLD, SLD
Glenn Kawaguchi, OD
Debra McIntyre, OD
Mark Morodomi, JD
Maria Salazar Sperber, JD
Lillian Wang, OD

Martha Garcia, CLD, SLD, Chair
William Kysella, Jr, Vice Chair
Adam Bentley, SLD
Kanchan Mattoo
Anna Watts, SLD

January 4, 2019
11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
(or until conclusion of business)

Department of Consumer Affairs
HQ2 – Hearing Room
1747 North Market Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95834


1. Call to Order/Roll Call/Establishment of Quorum and Chair’s Introduction

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. Review and Possible Approval of Dispensing Optician Committee (DOC) Minutes

  1. August 2, 2018

4. Executive Officer’s Report

  1. Introduction of New Optometry Board Staff
  2. Registered Dispending Optician (RDO) Program Fingerprint Delinquency Communication to Renewal Applicants
  3. Status Update of Occupational Analysis

5. RDO Licensing Program Update

  1. New Application and Renewal Application Statistics

6. Update, Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Draft RDO Disciplinary Guidelines and Suggested Regulations; Recommendation to Full Board

7. Review, Discussion, and Consideration of Requirements for Board’s Implementation of AB 2138 (Chapter 995, Statutes of 2018, Chiu; Denial of Applications Based Upon Criminal Convictions); Suggested Updates to RDO Regulations; Recommendation to Full Board

8. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding DOC Priorities Through Next Strategic Planning Process

9. Future Agenda Items

10. Adjournment

Meetings of the California State Board of Optometry 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. Time limitations will be determined by the Chairperson. The Board may take action on any item listed on the agenda, unless listed as informational only. Agenda items may be taken out of order to accommodate speakers and to maintain a quorum.

NOTICE: The meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. A person who needs a disability-related accommodation or modification in order to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Cheree Kimball at (916) 575-7170, emailing a written request to or mailing a written request to that person at the California State Board of Optometry, 2450 Del Paso Road, Suite 105, Sacramento, CA 95834. Providing your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation.