Meeting Materials


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

Martha Garcia, CLD, SLD
William Kysella, Jr
Kanchan Mattoo
Anna Watts, SLD

November 2, 2017
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
(or until conclusion of business)

American Career College
3130 E. Sedona Ct, Room 178
Ontario, CA 91764


While the Board of Optometry (Board) intends to webcast this Dispensing Optician Committee (DOC), it may not be possible to webcast the entire meeting due to limitations of resources.

  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
    1. September 22, 2017
  4. Executive Officer’s Report
    1. Strategic Plan
    2. Outreach Campaign
    3. Occupational Analyses
    4. Enforcement Program
    5. Registration Program
    6. DOC Registered Dispensing Opticians (RDO) Vacancy
  5. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding the National Commission of State Opticianry Regulatory Boards (NCSORB)
  6. Update, Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Amendments to RDO Program Applications for Registration and Suggested Regulations; Recommendation to Full Board
  7. Update, Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Draft Dispenser and Optician Disciplinary Guidelines and Suggested Regulations; Recommendation to Full Board
  8. Update, Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Initial Education and Continuing Education Requirements for RDO Program Registrants; Recommendation to the Full Board
  9. Update, Discussion and Possible Action to Identify Potential Changes Needed to Harmonize the Optometry and Registered Dispensing Opticians (RDO) Program Practice Acts; Potential Recommendations to Full Board
  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 Rob Stephanopoulos at (916) 575-7185 or sending 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.