Governance

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.

Governance documents 

House of Delegates

Optometry's Meeting® 2024: Wednesday, June 19-Saturday, June 22

House of Delegates: Thursday, June 20-Saturday, June 22 (8:00am-12:00pm each day)

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.

2024 House of Delegates documents

House of Delegates information

Agenda & handbook (coming soon)

Offices to be filled by election

Proposed constitution and bylaws amendments

Resolutions submitted to the House of Delegates (coming soon)

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