Board of Directors

The governing body of The Vision Council is the Board of Directors, which has authority, and is responsible for, establishing policy and the supervision, control, and direction of The Vision Council. All candidates must qualify for office through the provisions of the organizational bylaws.

Click here to view the 2023 Board slate.

Karen Roberts, Carl Zeiss Vision

Scott Shapiro, Europa Eyewear

Ross Brownlee, Hilco

Immediate Past Chairman:
Ken Bradley, Eschenbach Optik of America

Tiffanie Burkhalter, VSP
Kevin Cross, Schneider
Sue Downes, MyEyeDr.
Rebecca Giefer, MODO
Fredric Grethel, Optical Management Associates
Sherianne James, Essilor of America
Tim Swartz, Allure
Jerry Warner, CooperVision

Mike Daley, Essilor (EOL)
Matthew Coon, FGX International (Sunglass & Reader Division Chair)
Tom Schroeder, Schroeder Optical (Lab Division Chair)
Bruce Scott, HOYA (Lens Division Chair)
Jim McGrann, Healthy Eyes Advantage (Optical Retail Division Chair)
Steven Shanbaum, Ocuco (Lens Processing & Technology Division Chair)
Henry Greene, Ocutech (Low Vision Division Chair)
Steve Horowitz, Eyewear Designs (Eyewear & Accessories Division Chair)

Voting Ex Officio Directors:
Vance Wright, Inspecs USA (Eyewear & Accessories Division)
Keith Cross, PPG Industries (Lens Division)

Non-Voting Ex-Officio Members:
Jim Anderson, Howe Anderson & Styer
Ashley Mills, The Vision Council