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
Maria Salazar Sperber
Lillian Wang, OD

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

March 15, 2019
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
(or until conclusion of business)

Burbank City Hall
City Council Chambers
275 E. Olive Ave
Burbank, CA 91502


1. Call to Order/Roll Call

2. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda

Note: The committee 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 § 11125 , § 11125.7 (a)].

3. Approval of Committee Minutes: January 4, 2019

4. Executive Officer’s Report
A. Introduction of New Program Staff
B. Registered Dispensing Optician (RDO) Fingerprint Delinquency Communication
C. Status Update on Contact and Spectacle Lens Dispenser Occupational Analyses
D. Overview of Initial Registration Process

5. Discussion and Possible Action on Future Dispensing Optician Committee Meeting Dates

6. Status Report Related to RDO New Applications & Renewals

7. Update and Discussion Regarding Draft Disciplinary Guidelines

8. 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) and Possible Action to Recommend to Full Board Approval of Implementing Regulations

9. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Committee Priorities Through Next Strategic Planning Process

10. Future Agenda Items

11. 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.

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 Open Meeting Act. Public comments will be taken on agenda items at the time the specific item is raised. Time limitations will be determined by the Chairperson. The Committee 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 Evan Gage at (916) 575-7185, or sending a written request to the attention of Mr. Gage 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.