Board of Trustees

A House of Delegates and an 11-member Board of Trustees govern the American Optometric Association. The House is comprised of affiliated association representatives, optometrists in Federal service, District of Columbia, and optometric students. It meets at AOA's annual Optometry's Meeting® to:

  • Conduct AOA business
  • Establish AOA policy
  • Elect officers and trustees to the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees consists of six trustees plus these officers: President, President-Elect, Vice-President, Secretary-Treasurer, and Immediate Past President. It is empowered to conduct AOA business when the House is not in session.

AOA Officers

2014 - 2015

David A. Cockrell, O.D., PresidentPresident
David A. Cockrell, O.D.

Steven A. Loomis, O.D., President-ElectPresident-Elect
Steven A. Loomis, O.D.

Andrea P. Thau, O.D., Vice PresidentVice President
Andrea P. Thau, O.D.
New York

Christopher J. Quinn, O.D., Secrectary-TreasurerSecretary-Treasurer
Christopher J. Quinn, O.D.
New Jersey

Mitchell T. Munson, O.D., Immediate Past PresidentImmediate Past President
Mitchell T. Munson, O.D.

AOA Trustees

2014 - 2015

Gregory A. Caldwell, O.D., TrusteeGregory A. Caldwell, O.D.

James P. DeVleming, O.D., TrusteeJames P. DeVleming, O.D.

Barbara L. Horn, O.D., TrusteeBarbara L. Horn, O.D.

Robert C. Layman, O.D., TrusteeRobert C. Layman, O.D. 

Samuel D. Pierce, O.D., TrusteeSamuel D. Pierce, O.D.

William T. Reynolds, O.D., TrusteeWilliam T. Reynolds, O.D.