Optometry Examining Board

The Optometry Examining Board is created under Wis. Stat. § 15.405(8) and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 449.


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.

MemberOfficerMember TypeTerm Expiration
​Schulz, Robert C.
Chairperson​Optometrist Member​7/1/2020*
​Wilson, Emmylou
​Vice Chairperson
​Optometrist Member
​Jinkins, Mark A.

​Public Member
​Slaby, Lisa L.
​Optometrist Member​7/1/2027
​Sorce, Peter I.
Public Member​7/1/2023
​Kenitz, Scott F.
​Optometrist Member
​Wonderling, Ann M.
​Optometrist Member

*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.

On May 27, 2021 the Board reviewed and affirmed the "Best Practices for Prescribing Controlled Substances Guidelines" document adopted on March 16, 2017 is still valid.​

Last updated: 9/11​/​2023​