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., President

President
David A. Cockrell, O.D.
Oklahoma
DACockrell@aoa.org

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

President-Elect
Steven A. Loomis, O.D.
Colorado
SALoomis@aoa.org

Andrea P. Thau, O.D., Vice President

Vice President
Andrea P. Thau, O.D.
New York
APThau@aoa.org

Christopher J. Quinn, O.D., Secrectary-Treasurer

Secretary-Treasurer
Christopher J. Quinn, O.D.
New Jersey
CJQuinn@aoa.org

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

Immediate Past President
Mitchell T. Munson, O.D.
Colorado
MTMunson@aoa.org

AOA Trustees

2014 - 2015

Gregory A. Caldwell, O.D., Trustee

Gregory A. Caldwell, O.D.
Pennsylvania
GCaldwell@aoa.org

James P. DeVleming, O.D., Trustee

James P. DeVleming, O.D.
Washington
JDevleming@aoa.org

Barbara L. Horn, O.D., Trustee

Barbara L. Horn, O.D.
Michigan
BLHorn@aoa.org

Robert C. Layman, O.D., Trustee

Robert C. Layman, O.D. 
Ohio
RLayman@aoa.org

Samuel D. Pierce, O.D., Trustee

Samuel D. Pierce, O.D.
Alabama
SDPierce@aoa.org

William T. Reynolds, O.D., Trustee

William T. Reynolds, O.D.
Kentucky
WTReynolds@aoa.org