Meeting Materials

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


January 26, 2018
9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
(or until conclusion of business)

Department of Consumer Affairs
HQ2 - Hearing Room
1747 North Market Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95834


While the Board intends to webcast this meeting, it may not be possible to webcast the entire open meeting due to limitations of resources.


  1. Call to Order/Roll Call and 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. Update, Discussion and Possible Action to Appoint Dispensing Optician Committee Member
  4. President's Report
    1. Organizational Effectiveness and Team Building Opportunities
  5. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes
    1. November 3, 2017
  6. Executive Officer's Report
    1. Retention Schedule
    2. Strategic Plan Update
    3. Enforcement Program
    4. Examination and Licensing Programs
    5. Personnel
    6. Budget
  7. Update, Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Board Committee Reports
    1. Dispensing Optician Committee
    2. Consumer Protection Committee
      1. Disciplinary Guidelines
      2. Inspection Program
    3. Public Relations and Outreach Committee
      1. Board Publications
      2. Website Design
    4. Practice and Education Committee
      1. California Code of Regulations (CCR) § 1536 Continuing Optometric Education;
      2. Purpose and Requirements – Live Webinars
      3. Practice Related Information on Board Website
    5. Children's Vision Workgroup
    6. Legislation and Regulation Committee
      1. Mobile Clinic Task Force
      2. Immunization Form and Proposed Regulation
      3. BPC § 3070: Statement of Licensure
      4. Optometrist Application and Livescan Form
      5. Proposed 2018 Legislation
      6. Proposed 2018 Rulemaking Calendar
  8. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding BPC § 3109 Related to Optometrists Accepting Employment
  9. Update by a Representative of the Department of Consumer Affairs, Which May Include Updates Pertaining to the Department's Administrative Services, Human Resources, Enforcement, Information Technology, Communications and Outreach, as Well as Legislative, Regulatory and Policy Matters
  10. Update, Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Proposed Amendments to Board Member Handbook
  11. Future Agenda Items

  13. Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c)(3), the Board Will Meet in Closed Session for Discussion and Deliberation on Disciplinary Matters
  14. Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(a)(1), the Board Will Meet in Closed Session to Conduct an Evaluation of the Executive Officer

  16. Adjournment


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

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 Robert Stephanopoulos at (916) 575-7185, 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.