The Optometry Examining Board is created under
Wis. Stat. § 15.405(8) and has authority as outlined in
Wis. Stat. ch. 449.
Contact: Yolanda Y. McGowan, Division Administrator
The members of the Optometry Examining Board are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature to serve four-year terms. The Board consists of five licensed optometrists and two public members.
|Member||Officer||Member Type||Term Expiration|
|Carli, Ann Meier||Chairperson||Optometrist Member||7/1/2014*|
|Schulz, Robert C.||Vice Chairperson||Optometrist Member||7/1/2020|
|Jinkins, Mark A.||Secretary||Public Member||7/1/2016*|
|Foss, Richard L.||Optometrist Member||7/1/2017*|
|Sorce, Peter I.||Public Member||7/1/2023|
|Sterling, John L.||Optometrist Member||7/1/2021|
|Wilson, Emmylou||||Optometrist Member||7/1/2023|
*Board members whose terms have expired may continue to serve until their successor is confirmed by the Senate.
Please review the following update:
NTSB Information on Risk of Pilot Impairment
On March 16, 2017, the Board adopted the
Best Practices for Prescribing Controlled Substances Guidelines.
Last updated: 5/29/2019