Illinois Chapter

Current Officers and Trustees

We would like to congratulate and welcome our new officers and trustees!

Lauren Ristin

Immediate Past President
Lauren Ristin, OD, FAAO

Heather McLeod

Heather McLeod, OD, FAAO

Sonal Pandya

President Elect
Sonal Pandya, OD, FAAO

Katie Foreman

Katie Foreman, OD, FAAO

Olivia Steinberg

Olivia Steinberg, OD, FAAO

Victoria Butcko_IL

Victoria Butcko, OD, FAAO

Helen Gabriel_IL

Helen Gabriel, OD, FAAO

Jamie Hogan_IL

Jamie Hogan, OD, FAAO

Michelle Lee_IL

Michelle Lee,

John Gialousakis

John Gialousakis, OD, FAAO

Illinois Chapter Student Travel Fellowships

Congratulations to the 2019 Illinois Chapter Student Travel Fellowship Recipients!

Chelsea Des Rosiers Student Travel Fellowship

Chelsea Des Roisers, Midwestern University Chicago College of Optometry

Michelle Kleman student travel fellowship

Michelle Kleman, Illinois College of Optometry

Congratulations to our 2018 Illinois Chapter Student Travel Fellowship Award Recipients!

Mariana Ferraz, Illinois College of Optometry
Agnieszka Krol, Illinois College of Optometry

IL Chapter 2018 Student Travel Awards



All Fellows, Candidate for Fellowship, and Optometry Residents residing in the State of Illinois are eligible for membership. 

Benefits of Membership

  • Free quality, local continuing education programs (2 events per year)
  • Camaraderie among Illinois Fellows
  • Support student travel fellowships for the annual meeting
  • Promote the Mission of the Academy

Annual Dues

To be able to provide our members with these benefits, the Illinois Chapter collects membership dues. Please visit our PayPal account to pay your annual membership dues ($45). Optometry Residents are afforded free membership.  

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