The legislative and policy-making body of the American Optometric Association is the House of Delegates, which is established and functions as provided in the bylaws. The administrative body of this association is the Board of Trustees, which implements the policies established by the House of Delegates and performs such duties as are prescribed in the bylaws.
- Constitution and Bylaws—effective Jan. 1, 2020
- House of Delegates resolutions and substantive motions
- House of Delegates procedures
House of Delegates
Optometry's Meeting® 2022: Wednesday, June 15-Saturday, June 18
For more than a century, optometry’s preeminent assembly of leaders and decision makers has led the advancement of our profession. Join us as the House of Delegates discusses the latest in optometry and essential governance updates, the most up-to-date news from the AOA Board of Trustees and the presentation of awards. All members are invited to attend each session, including the election and installation of the AOA Board of Trustees. Hear the latest in advocacy news and accomplishments and get a glimpse at the future of optometry from your AOA leaders.
2022 House of Delegates documents
Agenda & handbook
Resolutions submitted to the House of Delegates:
- Eye Deserve More Awareness (Submitted by Board of Trustees)
- Support for the American Optometric Student Association – Amending Resolution 2008-A (Submitted by Board of Trustees)
- Support for the American Optometric Student Association – Amending Resolution 2008-D (Submitted by AOSA)
- Future Practice Initiative – Amending Resolution 2011 (Submitted by Board of Trustees)
Doctors of optometry and consumers alert Texas attorney general to concerns about the online contact lens retailer. It was the second settlement in 2022 against Hubble for deceptive trade practices, at the state and federal levels.
The clarification addresses common questions about how doctors can provide audio-only telehealth without running afoul of HIPAA requirements.