Governance

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.

Chair:
Karen Roberts, Carl Zeiss Vision

Vice-Chairman:
Scott Shapiro, Europa Eyewear

Secretary/Treasurer:
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
Jim McGrann, Healthy Eyes Advantage
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)
Michael Bender, Eyemart Express (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)
Steve Schneider, Satisloh North America, Inc. (Lens Processing & Technology Division)
Swen Carlson, VSP Optics Group (Lab Division)

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

Staff Liaison:
Maureen Beddis, The Vision Council