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*
​Sterling, John L.
​Vice Chairperson
​Optometrist Member
Clark, Jeffrey J.
SecretaryOptometrist Member7/1/2023
​Jinkins, Mark A.

​Public Member
​Slaby, Lisa L.
​Optometrist Member​7/1/2023
​Sorce, Peter I.
Public Member​7/1/2023
​Wilson, Emmylou
​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.

Last updated: 2/4/2021​