Thank you

The ACAO serves members and the public, and we could not do it without your help…

To Public Members, past, present, and future: we thank you for your service! Your active role on the Board of Directors keeps us up to date on what the public wants and needs from opticians. Through your contributions, you have helped shape the profession, and your insights are invaluable.


Current Public Members

Those currently serving on the Board of Directors…



Past Public Members

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These public members have been instrumental  in our service to the public…

  • Len Luders          1992 to 1996
  • David Picken      1999 to 2002
  • Bob Gibson         1996 to 2002
  • Steve Smith        2002 to 2005
  • Bill Mathewson 2002 to 2006
  •  Sibylla Lane —  appointed July 2008 to July 2014
  • Beverley Smith — Disciplines public member until 2011
  • Pam Crosby — appointed July 2011 to September 2012
  • Judy Hierlihy — appointed November 2007 to July 2014