President's Calling - Call for Nominations

Published February 15, 2022

Call for Nominations

Dear Academy membership, 
As this is an election year for the Academy Board of Directors, the Nominating Committee is working to develop a slate of candidates for the next Board of Directors election at Academy 2022 San Diego.
Please take the time to consider nominations from all areas and facets of our membership for the Board of Directors of your Academy. If you are an Academy Fellow or you know of Fellows willing and able to serve the Academy in this leadership capacity, please submit nominations by April 30, 2022, to
In recommending Fellows, please consider these important considerations:
  • Knowledge of the Academy
  • Significant record of service to the Academy
  • Strong dedication to the profession of optometry
  • Working knowledge of other optometric, health care, governmental and scientific organizations
  • Organizational skills
  • Fiscal and business management experience
  • Integrity, honesty, and peer respect
  • Leadership abilities, including public speaking, communication, interpersonal skills, visionary abilities, consensus building, creativity, problem-solving, dependability, and ability to support majority decisions (team player).
Timothy McMahon, OD, FAAO