Steven A. Loomis, O.D.

Steven A. Loomis, O.D.Steven A. Loomis, O.D., was first elected to the American Optometric Association Board of Trustees in 2007, and elected Immediate Past President at the 119th Annual AOA Congress & 46th Annual AOSA Conference: Optometry's Meeting® in July 2016.

Before his election as immediate past president, Dr. Loomis served as the president, secretary-treasurer, vice president and president-elect of the AOA.  Prior to serving on the AOA Board of Trustees, he was the chairman of the AOA State Government Relations Center and the AOA Health Care Legislative Committee. He has also chaired the AOA Health Care Legislation Committee, the AOA Legal Defense Fund Oversight Committee, and the Resolutions Committee.  

Dr. Loomis grew up in Butte, Montana and attended Montana State University. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University College of Optometry. Shortly after graduation, he opened a private practice in Littleton, Colorado, now known as Mountain Vista EyeCare, where he continues to practice with his two partners, Kent Yount, O.D. and Tara DeRose, O.D., and associates Mark Kruchen, O.D. and Suzette Place, O.D.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. Dr. Loomis has also served as president of the Colorado Optometric Association and as president of the six state regional Southwest Council of Optometry. He was awarded both Optometrist of the Year and the Distinguished Service Award by the Colorado Optometric Association.  He is a past president and board member of the Denver Southwest Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow.

In addition to his duties as Immediate Past President, Dr. Loomis is chair of the AOA Personnel Committee and the Building Committee and serves as a member of the AOA Executive Committee. He also serves on AOA's Political Action Committee and is Speaker of the House of Delegates. He is the board liaison to Pennsylvania's College of Optometry and the states of Connecticut, Delaware, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

He and his wife, Kathy, have three grown children and three granddaughters and two grandsons.  They live in Roxborough Park, Colorado.

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